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Stephen Salaka

Entrepreneur • Advisor Melbourne, Florida Area, US

Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.

Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.

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Primary Skillsets

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Data Science
  • Back End Engineering
  • Front End Engineering
  • Full Stack Engineering
  • Operations
  • Product
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas
Immediately

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Classroom Teacher
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Full Stack Engineering
  • • Operations
  • • Product

Involved In

Founder

Kenpo Budokan Karate

Advisor

Lloyds TSB
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Amway Corp
Lockheed Martin
International Paper
Citigroup
Eli Lilly
FIAT
Henkel Corp.
Daiwa Securities
Harris Corporation
Atex Inc.
New York Times
Bayer
MUFG
Henkel

Side Projects

Kreeder - Kindle Cloud Reader Sp
My Virtual Dev

Positions

Founder Kenpo Budokan Karate January 2016 - present
Product Development Manager Tsunami Tsolutions LLC. November 2015 - present
President and Head Instructor American Kenpo Karate Studios Japan September 2005 - December 2015
Application Architect Tsunami Tsolutions LLC. April 2015 - November 2015
Six Sigma and Implementation Consultant 28 Consulting June 2013 - October 2014
VP Engineering Live Music Tutor October 2012 - June 2014
VP of Professional Services, Digital (North America) Atex July 2011 - October 2012
Senior IT Manager en world group November 2010 - April 2011
CTO Ashley Associates January 2007 - November 2010
Lead technical consultant/Senior systems engineer Ashley Associates UK LTD: Recruitment to Recruitment Specialists December 2007 - December 2009
Systems Manager and Lead Software Development Manager Nova Corporation Japan September 2005 - December 2007
Senior Sales Manager and System Developer at Radio Shack RadioShack January 2000 - January 2005
Manager Walmart January 1997 - January 2000
Instructor Vanelli's Karate Studio 1990 - 1996

Education

Walden University Organizational Psychology 2007 - 2016
Harvard Business School Organizational Leadership 2010 - 2014
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Mathematical Statistics and Probability 2010 - 2014
Yale University Applied Psychology 2009 - 2014
Florida Metropolitan University Information Technology and Human Resources 2005 - 2007
Mastery University Personal Change 2005 - 2005
University of Central Florida Applied Computer Science/Mathematical Sciences 1997 - 2005
Florida State University Mathematical Physics 1999 - 2001
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Computational Physics and Mathematical Modeling 1996 - 1999
Florida Institute of Technology Theoretical and Mathematical Physics 1996 - 1997
Eau Gallie High School AP 1993 - 1997

Interested In

Cofounder With
  • • Ad Sales
  • • Business Development
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
Advisor With
  • • Startups
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Commerce
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Education
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games
  • • Payments
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Edutainment
  • • In-classroom learning (K-12)
  • • Lifelong Learning (outside of school)
  • • Teacher training
  • • Youth Leadership
  • • Higher Education

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Design • Software development • Web Development • Business Analysis • Business Strategy • Technical Leadership • Kaizen • PMP • Software Architecture

Key Accomplishments

* Created the first in industry 5 level encryption mechanism and security protocol for Lloyds TSB international FOREX transactions.
* Created industry first eMR platform for Eli Lilly
* Several Software and Process Patents
* Launched Live Music Tutor (online music teaching platform) from 0 to sales in less than 1 month
* Veteran industry IT management consultant (Pharma, High Tech, Government, Finance)
* Process improvement master coach and trainer

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

Remotely if possible.

As an Advisor

* Process Improvement
* Business Strategy
* Project Management
* Software Architecture
* Technology Training
* Coaching/Mentoring

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Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Great strategic thinker - able to translate business ideas to actionable results.
Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Brought our product from concept to market in 50% less time than we had planned.
Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Awesome to work with. Very helpful.

Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Great strategic thinker - able to translate business ideas to actionable results.

Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Brought our product from concept to market in 50% less time than we had planned.

Stephen Salaka
We worked together  •  Architecting problems for tomorrows solutions as an Application Architect at Tsunami Tsolutions. Too many patents not enough time.
Awesome to work with. Very helpful.