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Chuck Stormon

Advisor Syracuse, New York Area, US

Board Director and Lead Investor, SwipeToSpin and Managing Director, StartFast Venture Accelerator.

Board Director and Lead Investor, SwipeToSpin and Managing Director, StartFast Venture Accelerator.

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Involved In

Founder

Coherent Research, Inc.
PacketExchange Ltd.
Steleus Inc.

Advisor

Attend LLC / RushTera / MediaCloud
Symphony Video, Inc.
Seed Capital Fund
Ensemble Video

Positions

Managing Partner Kryos May 2015 - present
Managing Director StartFast November 2011 - present
CEO RushTera March 2011 - present
Board Member Ensemble Video April 2010 - present
CEO Attend LLC January 2008 - May 2015
Board Director and Lead Investor SwipeToSpin March 2014 - July 2014
VP Alliances / CMO PacketExchange March 2008 - March 2011
Investor Seed Capital Fund 2008 - 2011
VP Strategy & Business Development Tekelec 2004 - 2007
Executive VP of Sales, Marketing and Business Development Steleus 2003 - 2004
CEO & Chairman Steleus India 2001 - 2003
President Coherent Networks, Inc 1995 - 2000
Adjunct Faculty Syracuse University 1989 - 1995
CEO Coherent Research, Inc. 1987 - 1995
Research Engineer Syacuse University Center for Advanced Technology in Computer Applications and Software Engineering January 1986 - March 1989
Systems Engineer MITRE July 1983 - September 1984
Student Engineer GE 1982 - 1983

Education

Syracuse University Computer Engineering 1988 - 1989
The George Washington University Telecommunications 1984 - 1984

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Media
  • • Video
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

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Christopher Hawkins
They're my current cofounder  •  CTO, Attend LLC and CEO, Hawkins IT Group.
Chuck has a long history of successful outcomes and deep expertise in startups, telcom, management, and investments. He's the best co-founde ... r I've ever worked with and I'd recommend him to anyone without hesitation.
Elisa Miller-Out
We worked together  •  Co-Founder, Ithaca Venture Community and Strategic Partner, CSRwire, The Corporate Social Responsibility Newswire.
I know Chuck through serving as a mentor for StartFast, the startup accelerator program that Chuck founded in Syracuse, NY. Chuck is an expe ... rienced and talented serial entrepreneur, as well as startup community builder. He's got an incredible network and is always happy to mentor others and make introductions. Some of his areas of expertise including: media/video-related startups, tech startups, marketing and growth-hacking.
Michael Bittle
Board of Advisors, Attend LLC and Board of Directors, Comprehensive Development Inc..
Multiple starts, multiple exits. Knows the drill as well as anyone. Really fun to work with, which is important when it's all hands on dec ... k/24/7.
Brad Treat
Instructor, Ithaca College. Previously Founder & CEO, Mezmeriz, SightSpeed, Anthello. Graduate of Cornell & North Carolina State.
Chuck clearly defines problems. His cool attitude and deliberate manner comes from the confidence that comes when someone has as much entre ... preneurial experience as Chuck has.
Carlo Pati
CTO, Rush-On Worldwide, Ltd.. Previously eCommerce/UI Developer, Coldwater Creek.
Chuck is a great entrepreneur because he has a brilliant mind and always thinks outside the box. He is persuasive, insightful, and a man of ... integrity.

Michael Bittle
They're my advisor: Attend LLC  •  Board of Advisors, Attend LLC and Board of Directors, Comprehensive Development Inc..
MIke has a great perspective and knows how to share it effectively.

Nasir Ali
We worked together  •  Managing Director, StartFast Venture Accelerator and Co-Founder and CEO, Upstate Venture Connect. Princeton grad.
Nasir knows everyone.

Brad Treat
We worked together  •  Instructor, Ithaca College. Previously Founder & CEO, Mezmeriz, SightSpeed, Anthello. Graduate of Cornell & North Carolina State.
Brad has a combination of real-world experience and practical knowledge. He's also a great communicator.

Kate Brodock
We worked together  •  CCO at untapt, Founder of FactorZero, Adjunct Professor at SyracuseU and Contributor for Forbes. Keen on women in tech/entre/leadership.
Kate is incredible in so many ways, but I've used her for social media management in particular.

Laurel Touby
Investor/Advisor, several companies. Previously CEO, mediabistro.com inc..
Laurel is a great adviser because she's built her own business and because she's passionate and motivated. She would be a great advocate for ... any team.

Stephanie Wang
Director of Business Strategy and Development, EVOLVER.NET and Founder & CEO, MediaNosh. Wharton grad.
Stephanie is a great entrepreneur because she is focused, talented, and hard-working. She worked with me at StartFast during the summer of 2 ... 014 and I highly recommend her.

Nikhil Thakur
Co Founder, MDTrax, LLC and Orthopaedic Surgeon - Adult Spine Reconstruction, SUNY Upstate Medical University.
Nikhil is a great entrepreneur because he has both the tenacity and the intelligence to be successful. Full disclosure, I'm mentoring Nikhil ... and fully intend to invest in his company.

Josh Detweiler
We worked together  •  CEO, AppJax. Previously Director of Product - International, MeetMe.
He has specialized expertise in user acquisition.

Grant Kirkwood
We worked together  •  Founder, Chief Technology Officer, Unitas Global. Previously Founder & CEO, Unitas Global.
Grant is an awesome serial entrepreneur with a great network, wisdom and technical prowess. You'd be lucky to have him as an advisor or ment ... or.