Stephen Years is a high-tech management professional, entrepreneur, and digital artist residing in Fresno, California. His career has spanned the technology world, providing him experience with web applications, social media, software, servers, databases, networking and telecommunications. However, no matter what field Stephen has worked in, he has found his greatest strength lies in his ability to take extremely complex subjects and communicate them to his audience in a succinct and visually compelling manner - thus facilitating understanding and acceptance.
Stephen is the founder and president of 5 Rockets, Inc., a social media and web marketing consulting firm. He has also held positions at Sun Microsystems, KPMG Consulting, and Interval Research Corporation. Additionally, Stephen was one of the founders of JuiceScape, Inc., a Silicon Valley start-up that sought to solve the problem of growing power consumption in data centers through intelligent software systems for server power conservation.
Stephen holds a BA in Art History from UCLA, and a MBA from the Owen Graduate School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
This is a presentation that I have used at a number of speaking engagments in order to introduce some of the core concepts of social media.