Teleconvergence Management

Steven R. Bergman Business Biography

Steve Bergman, Teleconvergence founder and owner, has a 30-year history in telecommunications and technology, management, marketing, sales, consulting, and strategic operations and planning. Teleconvergence primarily represents his experience and his personal attention to clients.

His unique telecom experience includes executive management positions, product development (he's created Pabxs from 8 to 2,000 lines, 2 voice mail systems, call center systems, call management software, etc.), distributor sales training, and, of course, consulting.  He has unusual strategic marketing expertise and an ability to create company and product positioning that achieves valuable differentiation in otherwise commodity-like settings. He has a multicultural and multilingual perspective that, along with his ability to use technology to achieve business objectives, enables him to find markets, channels, and diverse ways to create new revenue streams. He accustomed to working with CEOs and startup entrepreneurs to provide perspective and in-depth expertise that may be lacking or is otherwise unavailable in-house.

He has taught both undergraduate and graduate classes at Golden Gate University in San Francisco in Telecommunications Management and in Strategic Telecommunications Planning. He participated in the Portland Community College (PCC) steering committee that created PCC’s E-commerce curriculum, and has also taught Telecommunications Management there. He served for several years on the Board of Directors of Internet Professionals Northwest (IPN), as well as on the board of Portland SME (Sales and Marketing Executives). 

He is the author of many published articles on telecommunications and is an accomplished speaker, available to groups and associations to discuss the impact and future of telecommunications and Internet-related issues, managing technological change and convergence. He is fluent in Spanish.