Steve comes to Knowland by way of BIS Global, a leading provider of fully integrated SaaS CRM services to over 140 charities and non-profits, where he served as Chief Technology Officer and helped to build the engineering team and infrastructure from the ground up. Before that, Steve spent five years at Echo360, a pioneer in the area of active learning and lecture capture solutions serving the worldwide higher education market. He was instrumental in bringing the company’s innovative hardware, software, and SaaS products to market.
Steve is a technical generalist, with more than 20 years of experience working in diverse areas including cloud software and infrastructure, computer vision/video analytics, embedded systems, programmable logic, and high-speed data communications. He is an alumni of Duke University (Electrical Engineering), UNC Chapel Hill (Computer Science), and holds a PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.
Steve lives in Herndon with his wife Jessica and two children. He’s a huge college basketball fan and in his spare time he enjoys coaching county and AAU youth basketball, golfing, and alternating getting into and then out of shape.
Q: What’s your favorite thing about working at Knowland, Steve?
A: The healthy corporate culture and real friendships with coworkers.
Q: What superpower do you wish you had?
A: Mental domination (read https://www.amazon.com/Firestarter-Stephen-King/dp/0451167805 for details).