Steve Sommer Chief Marketing Officer
Steve is the chief marketing officer at Splunk.
is responsible for Splunk's global marketing strategy and is passionate about new, disruptive markets.
has helped build several start-ups that created and marketed innovative software.
Steve brings over 20 years of worldwide enterprise software marketing experience to Splunk.
Steve has held a variety of executive marketing positions, including at two companies that successfully went public--Portal Software and ArcSight.
At these software start-ups, as well as previously as VP worldwide marketing at Informix
developed a deep understanding of global marketing in high-growth software companies.
Steve also worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Co.
Steve holds two B.S. degrees from M.I.T. and an MBA from Harvard Business School.