Stephen Apple

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Work Experience

  • StreamTwo

    Cofounder & Chief Executive Officer|Apr, 2014Current

    Cofounded and bootstrapped the company to fill a niche market need. Developed hardware products and cloud software. Acquired 1.4 M total revenue in three years following product launch.

    • Created all hardware products.
    • Sourced reputable suppliers, created and managed supply chain.
    • Identified roles and divided responsibilities with my cofounder.
    • Oversaw manufacturing and quality assurance.
    • Hired a small team of subcontractors for manufacturing, support, sales.
    • Set and maintained quality assurance level for our product manufacturing.
    • Created hardware and software products.
    • Rolled out the hardware and software commercially.
    • Visited customers nationwide for installation and support.
  • OneSource Lab

    Cofounder & Chief Technology Officer|20112013

    Developed a business to business SaaS CMS and marketed to music companies for artist brand management. Worked closely with companies like Sony BMG and Orchard Music to develop a centralized system with custom plugins to individually manage artist domains (website content & design, texting campaigns, and rewards programs).

    • Developed a drag and drop web interface for content management.
    • Developed a customizable theme interface for designers to use.
    • Designed the API.
    • LAMP stack.
    • Discovery meeting with Sony BMG Music Entertainment, New York City office.
    • Discovery meeting with Orchard Music, New York City office.
  • Stream•O•Matic

    Founder & Chief Executive Officer|Jan, 2008Apr, 2014

    Developed a SaaS white label video streaming service used by businesses, government, and nonprofit organizations. Created a workflow for customers to create live streams on-demand, now available at 155 points of presence worldwide.

    • LAMP stack.
    • Designed the API.
    • AWS EC2, S3, & CloudFront.

Skills

    • Python
    • Perl
    • PHP
    • MySQL
    • Node.js
    • Express
    • MongoDB
    • Electron
    • HTML5
    • CSS
    • jQuery
    • JavaScript
    • Vim
    • Git
    • AWS EC2
    • AWS S3
    • AWS CloudFront
    • Apache Web Server
    • Lighttpd Web Server