Mr. Hal Steger serves as Vice President, Global Marketing and Business Development at Funambol. Prior to Funambol, he was responsible for worldwide marketing at Scalix, a provider of open systems messaging solutions. Before Scalix, Mr. Steger co-founded and was VP Marketing of Rubric, where he positioned the company as the leader of the new category of Marketing Automation solutions. Prior to Rubric, he held product management and product marketing positions at Oracle, Uniface/Compuware and other high profile Silicon Valley companies. He holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan with a double major in Computer Science and Economics and an M.S.I.A. (MBA) degree from Carnegie-Mellon's Tepper School of Business (formerly GSIA).