Stephen received a Bachelors and Masters in Electrical
Engineering from California State University in
1982/1988 and received a Masters in Computer Science from
University of Washington Bothell in 2012.
He has worked in hardware and software development for
over 35 years in industries such as Aerospace, Medical Ultrasound
(where he was a Tech Fellow in Doppler ultrasound), Professional Audio
where he patented digital signal processing technology, manufactured
and sold midi guitars(Midiaxe), directed research and development in music
search, developed business jet avionics systems and software
systems for commercial transport airplanes.
Stephen currently is the lead software engineer for Boeing Commercial Airplanes
Autonomous Systems where he works on high performance parallel AI/ML systems and
cloud computing technologies. He previous founded the Boeing Cabin Systems
Internet of Things (IoT) systems lab in Everett known today as the
Visionary Cabin. His research interests include embedded and ubiquitous
computing, wireless sensor networks, cloud computing,
Linux container technology (Docker), machine learning and
data organization and visualization.