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Stephen Williams

Advisor San Francisco Bay Area, US

Director Software Engineering, Pelican Imaging Corporation. Previously Principal Android Engineer, GREE International, Inc.. Stanford grad.

Director Software Engineering, Pelican Imaging Corporation. Previously Principal Android Engineer, GREE International, Inc.. Stanford grad.

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Involved In


Change My Path

Side Projects / VKMap / u13g (unders


CTO, Chief Scientist, Co-founder Change My Path October 2014 - present
CEO, consultant, inventor OptimaLogic October 2011 - present
Director Software Engineering Pelican Imaging March 2012 - October 2014
Principal Android Engineer GREE International, Inc. October 2011 - March 2012
Senior Consultant OptimaLogic through Triple Crown Consulting for Sony Electronics, DRBD May 2010 - November 2011
Development Team Lead EVault September 2009 - March 2010
Senior Technical Director Engility Corporation formerly HPTi October 2001 - September 2009
Senior Application Security Architect OptimaLogic, Inc. 2009 - 2009
AC Rep W3C Particpation 2005 - 2008
Senior Consultant Object Video 2001 - 2001
CTO, Inc. 2000 - 2000
Senior Consultant IIS First 1998 - 1999
Senior Consultant AOL 1995 - 1998
Senior Consultant America Online 1995 - 1998
President Local Internet Gateway Co. 1992 - 1995
Senior Consultant GE June 1989 - January 1992
Member Technical Staff CSC November 1987 - August 1988
Programmer / Research Technician GE March 1984 - August 1985


American University Computer Science 2005 - 2013
Stanford University Artificial Intelligence 2008 - 2008

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Advertising
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Dating
  • • Education
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Local
  • • Media
  • • Mobile
  • • Photos
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Social Impact
  • • Wearable Tech

You Should Know About Me

Key Accomplishments

Currently Director of SW Engineering at a series C computational mobile photography startup. Have been bootstrapping an information navigator / intelligent knowledgebase application with wide applicability and radical user interaction model.

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Tim Boldt
We worked together
Stephen is a fountain of ideas. If there is an alternative solution that no one has even thought of before, Stephen will discover it.
Larry Bank
We worked together at Pelican Imaging Corporation
Stephen has a wealth of experience in solving technology problems and is meticulous in creating solutions that stand the test of time. He is ... quite capable of handling most situations, but humble enough to ask for help when it's needed.
Christopher Blunck
We worked together
Steven has insight into future trends into computing paradigms and programming patterns. In 1999 he anticipated the move to virtualized inf ... rastructure and adopted VMWare as a development platform. In 1998 he anticipated the shift to time shifted TV viewing and owned first generation TiVO units. Steven has an uncanny ability to anticipate shifts in technology and adjust his technical decisions to take advantage of those changes before other participants within industry.
Dan Gielan
We worked together
Extremely bright, knowledgeable in many disciplines, mature and accomplished
We worked together
SDW combines a great intelligence with an artful insight into how to apply it across all computing problems that are thrown at him. He's ex ... cels at unique software solutions to unique problems.
We worked together
Stephen has the technical intellect and drive to be a very successful entrepreneur. I think he would do well with this group!
Andy Bauch
Founder, SocialScrub. Previously CTO, Cloud Cover Music. USC and Lehigh grad. Former ice cream truck magnate.
Stephen was a major asset to the company when I worked at High Performance Technologies.

Barney Pell
Chairman and CEO, QuickPay Corporation and Advisor, Portalarium. Stanford grad.
I've known Barney for many years. He is an energetic, highly intelligent, well-connected technologist, entrepreneur, and investor. He has ... had great success in a number of pursuits and exits. I look forward to working with Barney in the future.

Brad Yasar
Strategist, Advisor, Business Architect, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Devil's Advocate and Family man.
Brad has a lot of great experience and is very friendly, understanding, and helpful. He is enthusiastic about understanding where we are co ... ming from, our vision, and helping us in any way he can to get there.

Selvan Rajan
Executive, Confidential. Currently CEO, mPura. Stanford grad. NYU grad.
Selvan has wide knowledge and a passion for creating companies and solutions. He is very easy to work with, friendly, communicates well, an ... d has an interesting network of friends.

Zachary Hansen
Direct. Connected Devices, Music Choice.
Zachary has an impressive background and is very bright. He's knowledgeable and easy to talk to. I'd be happy to work with him on projects ... .

Michael Leventhal
We worked together  •  Senior Director (Responsible for Product Management and Marketing), Tarari. University of California, Berkeley grad.
Michael has strong technical depth, is extremely tenacious at everything he does, and is a pleasure to work with.