Stephen King

I'm President of, a "Strategic B2B Technology Commercialization" executive consulting firm based in Calgary, AB offering CMO4HIRE services to technology companies.

I've got a great deal of passion to help make my clients and our local tech scene hyper-successful on a global basis. I am a co-founder of the A100, on the Board of Advisors for Startup Calgary, blog for &, and also advise and consult with numerous technology firms and municipal / provincial / national government initiatives and associations.

A serial intra/entrepreneur, I've enjoyed a great career in the global technology industry, from back in the days of Atari 800 6502 assembler programming to being a Marketing Director for Intuit U.S. to the latest cloud and mobile offerings. Here's the highlights:

Excelled at a variety of CEO, C-Suite and VP critical roles in both large international technology firms and software startups in Consumer, SMB, and Enterprise markets.
Led all aspects of marketing, corporate and internal communications, including branding, product messaging, public relations, gov’t relations, partner management, influencer programs, and developer networks.
Led market research, customer needs, competitive analysis and strategic positioning initiatives; presented to investors, public, internal teams and executive leadership.
Led product management and development teams
Participated in creating and launching 20+ software products and services.

For my clients, I have provided business plans and pro-forma statements, go-to-market strategies, branding, product launches, newsletter & mailing list mgmt, investor and thought-leadership .PPTs, customer research, competitive analysis, trade show booths, websites, sales pipeline mgmt, in-product & viral, message maps, media releases, online communities, ads & brochures, CRM setup + sales automation, pricing models, SEO optimization, mobile + QR codes, process excellence leadership.


Articles by Stephen King

Calgary's EZ-Robot Augments Its Way To Reality
Digital Alberta Showcases World-Class Calgary Mobile Innovation
Dear Premier Redford: Tax Credit for Investments in Technology Companies in Alberta?
Kryos Redefines Mobile Enterprise With Velocity 2 Platform Release
John Masters leaves legacy at Innovate Calgary (CTI)
Edmonton's Empire Avenue? What's the point?
Orpyx wins A100 One To Watch 2011 at Startup Calgary Launch Party
Startup Calgary's Launch Party Ready To Rock on Dec 1st
Trilogy Software Raises $3.3M in Private Equity
Kerfmusic is the iTunes of Canada Alt-Country-Roots-Rock
Facebook Hacked ... The Geeks Inherit The Earth
The Art of Leadership in Calgary Engages, Entertains, Educates and Bemuses
CYBF announces YOU Innovate Canada tournament starting September 26th with $25K in prizes
Calgary's re-launch redefines charitable gift giving
Summit Series: Venture Alberta and Startup Calgary present two-day Startup Workshops on Aug 28th and 29th
Startup Calgary’s host 2nd PowerPoint Karaoke
Google+? Whatever. Yes, please!
Alberta Innovates $15K and $50K Voucher Program deadline extended from July 1st to August 1st.
Olivia and Strawberry Shortcake mobile apps from Calgary's Soma Creates keeps kids entertained
Join AVAC this Thursday, July 21st in Edmonton to celebrate investment in Alberta innovation
AccelerateAB in Calgary significant milestone in tech community growth
Follow #AccelerateAB today
July 11 to 17th: It's Pay-A-Mobile-Developer Week
Kryos announces addition of Android to Velocity enterprise mobile platform
Calgary’s Simmering High-Tech Community Set to Explode - Part Two
A100 Sets Sights on Alberta's High-tech Horizon
Alberta's A100 Crawls Out Of The Primordial Ooze
Two Leading Calgary Women-In-High-Tech Leave Their Mark
MWC Barcelona 2010 Wrap-Up
Day Two from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Day One from Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Kryos Makes Splash as Gold Sponsor of Blackberry Devcon in San Francisco
Canadian Companies rock PACT through California Market Access Program
Mobile Apps Take Centre Stage at Dow Jones Wireless Innovation
bnetTV Reports from Mobile World Congress Barcelona
Mob4Hire takes 2nd place at Mobile Monday Peer Awards in MWC Barcelona
WiTec Networking Breakfast and WiTec Connections 2009
Pacific Northwest Wireless Summit, Day 1 Helps Home Contractors Deal with Recession
MoMoVan Party Welcomes Visitors and the New Mobile Monday Calgary Chapter
Mob4Hire appoints Stephen King as CEO
Calgary's Signs Contract with O2 Litmus Developer Network in U.K.; Partners with MotoDev
Banff Venture Forum Delivers on Promise of Connection
Meet the Alberta Innovators Who Have Received AVAC/IVAC Financing
Ready? Set. Tynt!
Six Blog Degrees of Separation
Not a U.S. Citizen? You can vote, too!
Material Insight makes Material Changes
2008 Alberta Budget delivers on High-Tech promise
AVAC's new IVAC initiative invests $5.7M in Alberta High-Tech companies
Stephen King