Founder & CEO, Bedwatch
Steve Jourdan is a recognized leader and entrepreneur with a passion for developing technology solutions that empower people. As an IT leader for a national contract service company, Steve drove innovation across all areas of the company and managed the implementation of a cultural shift in the way the organization utilized technology, with a company-wide move to cloud computing.
Jourdan’s ability to identify cultural and technological shifts in the industry and determining how these new innovations can be applied directly to real-world business problems has lead to the evolution of the core business, as well as the creation of healthcare technology start-up, BedWatch®. Jourdan is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and has several patents pending for innovative technology inventions around patient flow technology designed and developed for BedWatch. He excels at developing and empowering teams to achieve high levels of success, and is adept at building business strategies designed to realize a specific vision.
BedWatch was recognized as the most innovative technology product in Austin, Texas, by the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce in 2011, beating competitors like Dell and National Instruments. Prior to founding BedWatch in 2010, Jourdan had started and operated several businesses in the areas of consulting, retail, and landscaping. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Science in Communications.