Chuck has been a tremendous advisor and mentor since I first started discussing our product and company with him. He is direct and concise, pulls no punches, and draws on a wealth of experience from having...more had his hands in all kinds of tech startups. Chuck's book StartFast is among the very best beginner guides to getting up and running with an online/mobile app venture. Unlike typical long-winded lean-startup tomes, StartFast is quick and dirty, packed with practical advice and suggestions.Brian Dominick
Acumen Detection revolutionizes the Dairy Industry, bringing rapid precise identification of disease pathogens to farms, veterinarians and laboratories in 3 hours or less....more Screening herds results in lower rates of disease, higher quality and production. Herds become more healthy, farms become more profitable, processors get a more consistent source, consumers enjoy a better product, and the planet benefits from reduced antibiotic use and more effective energy and land use.
CH I E F M AR K ET I NG O FF IC E R
2008 - 2011 (about 3 years)
Turnaround. Reshaped company strategy, improved sales and marketing execution, opened new markets and integrated acquired company (Mzima Networks) to prepare this Cloud/Infrastructure...more as a Service vendor for acquisition by GTT at a favorable valuation for investors. V P ST R AT E GY & B U S IN E S S D E V E LOPM E N T, T E K EL E C, I N C. RAL E I GH N C -
M&A Integration & Sales Growth. Directed strategy & business development growing business unit growth revenues from $18M to $75M. Worked on key M&A projects...more and helped integrate acquired businesses (Steleus, Sonus) as member of corporate Core Strategy Team. E V P S AL E S AN D M A R K ET IN G, ST EL E US, I N C. W EST FO RD, M A -
Sales Growth & Successful Exit. Led North American sales team achieve 400% year over year growth. Repositioned product established indirect channels closed Tier 1 business...more with Verizon, others and established strategic relationship with Tekelec that resulted in the acquisition of the company for $56MM. Served on Board of Directors. C H A IR M AN & C EO, STE L EUS I N DI A PV T L M T, N O I DA I N D I A - 2 0 0 0 -2 0 0 3 Technology Improvements & International Operations. Managed P&L and day to
P R E S Id E N T Co
H ER E N T N ET WOR KS
1987 - 1997 (about 10 years)
E AST SY RACUSE N Y - 1 9 9 7 -2 0 0 0 Market Growth and Successful Exit. Cofounded and built leading Artiﬁcial Intelligence company that transformed the Electric Utility...more Industry with the FastGate mobile data management system and the SmartMaps outside plant records conversion system. Raised venture capital (Boston, Minnesota, Japan, NYC) to fund expansion of start-up, successfully acquired by Osmose, Inc. Served as member of the Board of Directors. CE O & C H IE F S C I E NT I ST, CO H E R E N
I've built 6 startups from funding to exit. I've done M&A on the buy and sell side. I've raised over $50 million in venture capital. I consistently empower teams to exceed expectations with a values-first leadership style and results-oriented execution.
Chuck has been a tremendous advisor and mentor since I first started discussing our product and company with him. He is direct and concise, pulls no punches, and draws on a wealth of experience from having had his hands in all kinds of tech startups. Chuck's book StartFast is among the very best beginner guides to getting up and running with an online/mobile app venture. Unlike typical long-winded lean-startup tomes, StartFast is quick and dirty, packed with practical advice and suggestions.
Founder of a company Chuck Stormon advised
CEO @Rush_Tera Managing, Director @Start_Fast, Board member @EnsembleVideo. Find me on linkedin at www.linkedin.com/in/chuckstormon