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Stephen Pollack is a serial entrepreneur and technology specialist now working with companies in a variety of Board, Advisor and consultancy roles. He focuses on young technology companies seeking excellence where the leadership team desires innovation and wishes to further their understanding of proven ways to rapidly grow their businesses.

Stephen was most recently founder and CEO of PlateSpin Ltd, which he and his team grew to $25M in global revenue over five years prior to a strategic acquisition by Novell in March, 2008. During that period, Stephen and his team won numerous awards for fast growth, product excellence, global market leadership and overall business success. Stephen was also one of three finalists for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2008.  Prior to founding PlateSpin, Stephen held a variety of senior leadership roles working with globally successful technology companies such as Fulcrum Technologies, FloNetwork and NCR. His direct operational experience across multiple technology sectors is wide ranging and includes leadership roles in Marketing, Sales, Support, Customer Service, Development and Product Management.

Stephen currently runs InsideSpin (, a community and mentoring website designed to help technology entrepreneurs seeking excellence. InsideSpin offers an insider’s perspective into the many challenges that arise in founding and growing a technology business. The companies Stephen has worked with, their growth models, product leadership and overall success operating on a global basis, represent the culmination of a career experience which is being used to underpin the values and the themes of InsideSpin and the related services Stephen provides.

Companies Stephen is current working with include:

Embotics Embotics enables enterprises to more effectively plan, monitor, optimize and automate virtual infrastructures and private cloud.
VM6 Software VM6 Software provides the only ‘all in one’ software solution that virtualizes storage, servers and desktops all at the same time, on a single server, without the complexity and costs.
Kaviza (Sold) Kaviza provides virtual desktops for under $500 – below the cost of replacing PCs. Kaviza VDI-in-a-box(TM) is the only turnkey VDI solution that enables you to setup virtual desktops for less than $500 each — making VDI less expensive to acquire than PCs. Kaviza was sold to Citrix on May 23rd, 2011.
Prinova Prinova’s messaging solution offers touchpoint-centric content management and other feature enhancements. Letters and notices, emails and welcome kits are the primary focus of messagepoint’s Touchpoint Management in which messages work together to assemble and define the entire touchpoint with content placed based on targeting rules. 
Everest Academy Everest Academy is Canada’s first JK to Grade 12 school dedicated to the holistic development of student-athletes. Everest schools are founded on the idea that all students can achieve remarkable excellence as scholars, athletes, and people when given the opportunity and resources.
Casual Apps Casual Apps™ creates iPhone, iPad applications for consumers who need to kill time at work, school, or in the boring car ride to the cottage.