Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016
Speaker at Money20/20 2015
Speaker at Money20/20 2013

Session Information

Steve Abernethy

Executive Chairman
SquareTrade
Speaking History

Speaker at Money20/20 2016
Speaker at Money20/20 2015
Speaker at Money20/20 2013

Session Information

Steve Abernethy co-founded SquareTrade with Ahmed Khaishgi in 1999. SquareTrade has disrupted the warranty industry creating a leading consumer-rated protection plan now trusted by millions in the US and Europe. As its Executive Chairman, Steve has guided the development and growth of SquareTrade for the last 17 years. SquareTrade is the trusted protection plan partner for top retailers including Amazon, Costco, Sam's Club, Staples, ToysRUs, Office Depot and eBay. Mobile carriers across Europe also have switched to SquareTrade as their protection plan partner, including T-Mobile in Austria, Elisa in Finland and Telenor in Denmark. Steve earned his MBA from Harvard Business School and BS in Architectural Engineering from California Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo.