Steve Solazzo

Senior Operating Advisor*

Steve Solazzo joined H&F as a Senior Operating Advisor in 2021 and works closely with H&F’s Operating Team. His expertise helps to drive value creation initiatives with H&F’s portfolio companies, with particular emphasis on revenue growth, sales strategy and effectiveness. Steve spent over 30 years in the software and technology sector with IBM, where he led several large sales teams. He was most recently General Manager of IBM’s Global Enterprise Sales division. He also held global General Manager roles across IBM’s Americas Software Sales division, IBM’s Linux Division and served as Vice President of Global Software Sales for Mid-Market Businesses, Emerging Markets and ISV’s.


Clarkson University, MBA
State University of New York, BS in Finance/Marketing

*Operating Partners and Senior Operating Advisors serve as advisors to, and are not employees of, Hellman & Friedman.