Steve is currently the founding CTO at a small internet real estate venture called Hutz.com. He also consults regularly with the California Department of Education on a project called Brokers of Expertise, which will use web systems to share and build the expertise of educators.
Previously, Steve served as a Program Manager for the Stupski Foundation for six years, where he designed and implemented various grants for technology in K-12 education.
From 1995 to 2001 Steve worked as Vice President of Engineering and Senior Software Architect for LoopNet Inc., a commercial real estate listing firm. He designed and built LoopNet’s technology and web systems from its inception in 1995. He left the company in early 2001 to get involved with non-profit and philanthropic work. LoopNet remains a successful business and is currently listed on NASDAQ.
Steve is currently contributing to open source projects including writing a pure Ruby geocoding solution called GeoX, a simple Ruby image library called MojoMagick and integration testing Ara Howard’s ‘bj’ queue.
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