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KELLY G.

STEPHEN Yorba Linda, California 92886 ______________________________________________________________________________________________

SUMMARY
A senior-level executive specializing in building and leading global product development organizations to deliver state-of-the-art, mission-critical software products. Focused on helping companies increase top and bottom-line financial performance by improving the software engineering process to lower costs, shorten product delivery cycles, and improve overall product quality. Notable attributes include: A turn-around expert who has taken over under-performing development organizations and provided the leadership and guidance to institute fundamental changes to improve the entire software development and product delivery process. Successful at companies of all sizes, from start-ups to $2.2 billion global enterprises. Experience building products in multiple industries, including automotive insurance, healthcare, healthcare insurance, hospitality, financial services, and search engine marketing. Possesses a strong customer focus and an asset during the sales process as well as with all ongoing customer service and retention activities. Broad experience leading international development teams across multiple locations in the US and abroad. Key contributor to M&A activities, from due diligence to post acquisition assimilation.

EXPERIENCE
Infor Global Solutions, Inc,/SoftBrands, Inc, Lake Forest, California Global leader of software, products and solutions for a wide variety of industries and companies worldwide. Vice President, Global Products Senior Director, Product Management February 2008 to October 2010 Responsible for all Product Management, Engineering, and Quality Assurance staff for SoftBrands, an Infor acquisition and technology leader in the hospitality space, delivering multiple products such as property management systems and central reservation systems delivered via the Web. Led an international Global Products organization with over 130 team members in three countries, delivering over $50 million in revenue. Enhanced and streamlined the Software Development Life Cycle and improved the teams ability to deliver products and services in a timely manner. Brought in an offshore augmentation team of software engineers and quality assurance analysts to create a more robust organization that eliminated over 1,000 defects in our two flagship products in an 18 month timeframe. Headed the Customer Advisory Board, a group of leaders from key strategic customers responsible for providing insight and feedback to the SoftBrands Hospitality strategic vision. Spearheaded the certification efforts for getting multiple property management systems and a central reservation system approved for PCI PABP and PA-DSS compliance for credit card security. Key member of the due diligence team that resulted in SoftBrands acquisition by Infor Global Solutions in September 2009. Post acquisition, responsible for the overall product strategy, direction, and execution for Infors Financial, CRM, and Hospitality products, delivering roughly $600 million of Infors $2+ billion annual revenue.

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KELLY G. STEPHEN Yorba Linda, California 92886 ______________________________________________________________________________________________ WebVisible, Inc, Irvine, California Provider of software, platform, and services for the on-line advertising industry, focused on providing high value advertising to thousands of small to medium-sized businesses globally. Chief Technology OfficerOctober 2005 to February 2008 Member of executive team and led all Product Management, Engineering and Quality Assurance efforts for this VC-funded start-up in the on-line advertising space. Introduced an Agile software development process and a project management discipline to improve on-time delivery and increase overall product quality. Re-architected and re-built the core product to create a more scalable platform that was named 2008 Internet Product of the Year by the American Electronics Association. Built out integration points with key business partners, such as Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, Ask.com and Local.com. Sat on the advisory board for Microsofts local search engine product, which eventually became Bing.com. Helped WebVisible increase revenue growth by 100% in two straight years, being recognized as Emerging Software Company of the Year in 2007 by the Technology Council of Southern California.

Fair, Isaac Corporation, Healthcare and Insurance Division, Irvine, California $700 million industry leader providing software and solutions for the workers compensation and automotive insurance medical claims review industry. Vice President, Product DevelopmentAugust 2000 to July 2005 Responsible for 80-member Product Development team; consisting of Product Management, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Product Release staff. Delivered mission-critical application software products that delivered $70 million annually. Moved the development and delivery platform for the entire product line from outdated Windows tools to more progressive Microsoft .NET, SQL Server database and web services technologies. Introduced a formal software development life cycle and a project management discipline to create a higher quality product, deliver releases on-time, and increase customer satisfaction. Key member of the due diligence team for the acquisition of a competitor and, post acquisition, successfully assimilated a 20 person development organization and their products.

CCC Information Services, Inc., Glendora, California The industry leader in creating software and providing solutions for the automotive insurance and collision repair industries. Vice President, Product Development Director, Product Engineering Manager, Product Engineering June 1991 to July 2000 Responsible for Product Management, Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Technical Support for CCCs collision estimating products. Led Product Development team in building a patented Windows-based workflow product for the automotive insurance industry that fundamentally changed the claims process, improving the productivity and accuracy of field adjusters and estimators. Delivered products that generate over $125 million of CCCs $200+ million revenue, and a 65% marketshare. Built CCCs Southern California development center from 35 employees to over 200.

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KELLY G. STEPHEN Yorba Linda, California 92886 ______________________________________________________________________________________________

EDUCATION
Masters of Business Administration, Strategic Management University of Southern California Bachelors of Science, Computer Information Systems California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

PATENTS
5,950,169System and Method for Managing Insurance Claims Processing, September 1999 PendingSystems and Methods for Helping Advertisers Take Advantage of Co-Op Advertising Opportunities, Accelerated Application Date September 2007

PUBLICATIONS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS


Building a Bigger Snowball -- How to Avoid Snowballing Bad Habits with Business Rules Technology, 10th International Business Rules Forum, Orlando, FL, October 2007. Controlling Medical Costs in Workers Compensation, by Kelly Stephen, Insurance Journal, March 22, 2004. Analytics Eases Workers Comp Worries, by Kelly Stephen and Kevin Lisle, Insurance Networking News, March 1, 2004.

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