Joseph Steger

Global Transaction Advisory Services Technology Industry Leader

As the Global Technology Industry Leader for the Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) practice, Joe plays a pivotal role in helping our client-serving teams deliver consistent, high-quality service to our technology clients and private equity firms investing in technology companies worldwide.

Joe specializes in leading buy-side and sell-side Transaction Advisory Services engagements for large global public-to-public deals down to small private company transactions for technology companies of all sizes. Joe has significant technology sector-specific experience, including: software, software as a service (SaaS) networking and communications equipment, computers and peripherals, semiconductors and semiconductor equipment, IT services and internet.

In his role as Global TAS Technology Industry Leader, Joe frequently consults with clients and other deal teams on transaction related issues in the technology industry. He is also frequently quoted in the media regarding technology industry M&A trends.

Previous experience

Prior to joining the TAS practice in 1996, Joe was in EY's audit practice. His international experience includes three years in EY's Tokyo office, where Joe directed our TAS and audit services to multinational clients investing in or operating in Japan.


Joe graduated from Northern Illinois University, with a BS in Accountancy. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Based in San Jose, Joe likes to spend his spare time with his wife, daughter and twin boys. He enjoys working-out, golf, travel and photography.