Stephen Backholm

Founder, CEO, & Principal Consultant

Stephen Backholm is passionate about helping businesses succeed. He founded and operated his first technology company at the age of sixteen and hasn’t looked back. Stephen has 20+ years of experience, helping both large and small organization find efficiencies and utilize technology to fulfill business needs and gain a defining competitive edge.

Stephen is an expert of explaining and applying complex technologies and helping organization transition and adjust for the technology-driven future.

All True Cedar clients get direct access and involvement from Stephen and he is personally invested in their success.

Have questions?

Reach out today and schedule a free consultation.  We are experts in right-sizing solutions for your company, where you’re at today.  Every company is a technology company and companies that fail to invest in Artificial Intelligence now will become legacy companies of the future.

Why choose us?

When you work with True Cedar, you start by working directly with our founder, Stephen Backholm.  He stays personally involved and oversees every client engagement. Stephen has 20+ years experience helping companies harness the power of technology and specializes in understanding your business problems and communicating solutions in non-technical terms.

Most recently, Stephen spent the last 5 years as the Director of Innovation & Technology for the Washington State Investment Board overseeing their AI & data strategy, cybersecurity, and cloud transition.  Stephen knows what it takes to be both an Asset Allocator and Manager in this digital age.

Business Focused

We specialize in communicating technical subjects in business terms.

Thought Leaders

We can help your organization see the future and progress towards it.

Right Sized

We help you focus your technology spend on the right things.

Customer Service

We provide timely communication and reliable service.

Let's Work Together

Contact us today and start getting answers that make sense on artificial intelligence, machine learning, cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and data strategy.  We offer managed services, too.