Stephen - MBA, MS, BS
Stephen is an experienced CTO with 25 years in technology leadership. He is now helping firms with post-merger and post-acquisition activities, especially with technology strategy and integration. In addition to a career of integration, migration, and growth of internal systems (financials, CRM/ERP, customer service, email/productivity, intranets, websites, etc.), he has extensive experience with guiding and growing SaaS B2B technology-enabled service companies.
At The Rubicon Group, he was the CTO and led the technology team of this B2B SaaS company, growing it with no outside capital from 0 to 16,000 customers. Mr. Adkins transitioned the technology platform from 1 to hundreds of servers, from a small database to multiple 20TB Oracle databases. His team integrated their systems with 300+ customer and partner systems. He led the outsourcing effort, the cyber-security and disaster readiness programs, and the cloud service integration. He has led the Software Development, Product Management, Tech Ops, QA, Network/ Systems Engineering, Database Engineering, and Master Data Management efforts.
After Rubicon was acquired by TravelClick, he led the integration of Rubicon systems with the acquiring company. He was charged with the data center move and led integrations of systems from other add-on company acquisitions that were made.
In his career, he has also been involved in management consulting and as an investor, board member, and CTO at several startups. He specializes in working with private equity firms to strengthen their portfolios.
MBA – Georgetown Graduate School of Business
M.S. – M.I.T. in Aeronautics and Astronautics (Digital Control)
B.S. – M.I.T. in Aeronautics and Astronautics