Steve Cooker
Executive Vice President
Monster Government Solutions

Steve Cooker, executive vice president of Monster Worldwide's Monster Government Solutions, is a highly successful, senior-level executive with more than 25 years of progressive experience in the government contracting, information technology and telecommunications industries. Cooker is responsible for Monster Worldwide's global government business and oversees Monster Government Solutions and Public Sector & Education. These programs provide solutions specifically created for the federal and DoD sectors to attract, assess, hire and retain diverse candidates, as well as enable state and local government and P-20 educators to collaborate in "Creating the High-Performance Workforce." Additionally, Cooker is charged with managing, the largest online military and veteran resource with 10 million members strong.

Prior to joining Monster Worldwide, Cooker was vice president and general manager of IBM/ISS, a network security company; prior to that he held executive positions at Nortel, AT&T and served as president of AT&T/NCR's government business. Cooker has managed teams that have supported large and small customers and managed large complex government programs. He has a proven track record of managing sales, professional services, business development, marketing, finance, operations and human resources. He has a relentless commitment to meeting customer requirements.

Cooker holds a B.A. in government and politics from the University of Maryland. He is an active member of key technology organizations including the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), TechAmerica and the Information Technology Industry Council (ITI).