Stephen Wiehe was most recently CEO of SciQuest, a software company he led from 2001 through 2016. He had taken the company from an e-market exchange to the leading provider of on-demand eprocurement solutions for academic, healthcare and research-centric organizations. His vision for SciQuest’s future led him to take the company private in 2004 and focus on creating a business-driven culture that provides organizations with a proven solution to achieve significant cost savings and advance their mission.
Stephen’s early success as a technology entrepreneur continues to fuel his passion for leading companies to excellence. Prior to SciQuest, he served as senior director, strategic investments & mergers and acquisitions at SAS Institute in Raleigh, North Carolina. He joined SAS in June 2000, after SAS acquired DataFlux Corporation, where he served as president and CEO.
A well-seasoned executive with more than 20 years of experience, Stephen started his career with the General Electric Company. He graduated from its renowned Financial Management Program with honors and became treasurer of GE Plastics. He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky.