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Projects and programs represent challenges: With cross functional team dynamics, benefits realization, and expectation delivery. High-performance program management, systems engineering, business analysis, and product management are each a part of Starke Consulting’s DNA. We know every project is unique. There is no one way or one-size fits all approach for achieving results - especially in a world of protagonists. It’s Starke Consulting’s passion for product development and loyalty to its clients, as well as, its love for technology, research and design, and a constant striving to overcome any limitation that differentiates us from the rest.  We never want to stop, while striving for perfection and continuously chasing your goals and expectations for success.
Steve Starke

Chicago based, founded in 2013 but practicing since 1997, Steve Starke has enjoyed 17 years of progressively responsible experience in solving business problems with technical solutions.  His experiences embody the "no limits" philosophy ranging from Healthcare Analytics, Product Management, Systems Engineering, Product R&D, Global IT, and Project/Program Management. A combination of business acumen, excellent technical, analytical and engineering qualifications with demonstrated achievement in delivering multi-million dollar projects and programs on time and within budget. Steve is known for his strong leadership, team building, and problem solving expertise. A strategic thinker, efficient tactical planner, and decision maker! 


"I’ve designed medical devices, implemented Global Quality IT systems, product managed a thirty million dollar product line, managed a $40 million portfolio of capital projects, published articles, developed training material in the field of product management, and authored a book. I've helped startups, mid-size, and multibillion dollar corporations be successful. I know I can help you be successful too!"


Steve is also an active partner of Actuation Consulting, working closely with industry thought leader and chief editor of the Product Management and Marketing Body of KnowledgeGreg Geracie.


Professional Training and Experience


  • Scrum Master Certified – 2012

  • Developed and delivered training with Lee Lambert of Lambert Consulting in the area Project Management in Product Team Collaboration

  • Delivered webinars in project management and project team collaboration through Accept360, IPMA, and AIPMM

  • Pragmatic Marketing – Practical Product Management, Requirements that Work, Segmentation and Product Launch

  • PDMA (Product Development and Management Association) member

  • Advisory Board Member – Project Management / Business Analysis Summit – Chicago

  • Presenter:  Project Management Summit –Chicago:  PMO Survival Guide to Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Presenter:  PMI Nashville Symposium 2008:  Establishing PMO’s and Delivery Methodologies – and getting them to stick!

  • PMP Certified, Since 2004

  • 21 CFR Part 11, GAMP, 2004

  • Project Team Management, Baxter Institute, 2003

  • GMP, GDP, GLP, Baxter, 2003

  • Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Aksys Ltd, 1998

  • KBM Knowledge-Based Management, Aksys Ltd, 1998

  • Design of Experiments, Aksys Ltd, 1998

“If you always put limits on what you can do, physical or anything else, it’ll spread over into the rest of your life. It’ll spread into your work, into your morality, into your entire being. There are no limits." - Bruce Lee

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