Always an entrepreneur and professional technologist, Stan Schultes has led teams from the Fortune 200 to tech stewardship of a small startup. Most recently he has launched Spark Growth, a startup social enterprise, which focuses on bridging the gaps between business and technology communities and traditional Economic Development Organizations. Stan is passionate about community engagement, and a co-founder of BarCamp Sarasota-Bradenton and the Sarasota .NET Developers group. Stan is also on the Suncoast Technology Forum - Board of Directors and the Florida High Tech Corridor Core Council.
Stan Schultes has a broad range of software and systems architecture experience and enjoy cutting-edge technology and software R&D. With a passion for teaching the complexities of technology in easy to understand language, he has mentored dozens of software engineers on the complexities of designing intelligent systems and sharing solutions with other entrepreneurs like himself. Stan has extensive experience working internationally, collaborating on systems development and transferring manufacturing systems technology to partners worldwide. In 30+ years of professional software architecture and development, he always pushed the limits of technology available at the time enabling my projects to be disruptive in their industries.
Stan Schultes speaks and writes extensively about technology, is a book author, and a lifelong learner. He is a recognized expert in Microsoft platform technologies, having earned the Microsoft MVP award 10 years running. The sheer number of tools available today for entrepreneurs and the challenges and opportunities of virtual services and cloud elasticity make this one of the most exciting seasons of his life’s work.