Steve Raymund founded and spent his entire career at Tech Data, a Fortune 107 distributor of high tech products from leading suppliers such as HP, Cisco, and Apple, with operations worldwide. Steve retired as Chairman of the Board in June 2017, after serving the company for 36 years in multiple roles – 26 of those years as Chairman and 20 as CEO. During Steve’s tenure, Tech Data’s revenues grew from $2 million in 1981 to some $21 billion in 2006.
Steve Raymund is currently a director of Jabil, Inc. (since 1996 and serves as audit committee chair), WESCO International, Inc. (since 2006 and serves as audit committee chair), and ConnectWise, Inc. (joined in June 2017). Additionally, Steve is a member of the board of trustees of both John Hopkins All Children’s Hospital and The Dali Museum in St Petersburg, Florida. He also serves as chairman of the board of trustees of the University of Oregon Foundation in Eugene, Oregon and board chair of Gulf Coast Cares, Inc., a 501(c)(3) supporting organization of Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services in Clearwater, Florida.
Steve Raymund earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Oregon and a master’s degree from the Georgetown University Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. He currently divides his time between St Pete Beach, Florida and Telluride, Colorado.