This is the fourth company in which Kevin and Steve have teamed up to build ground-breaking and award-winning products. Prior companies include Hewlett-Packard, Macromedia, and Atomz.
Abvio was featured in the Entrepreneur Startup magazine in June, 2011.
Steve Kusmer began running when he was twelve and hasn’t stopped since, though his equipment and scenery have improved since then. Throughout his career, he has worked with some of the greatest technology people in the world, in companies from Hewlett-Packard to Macromedia to his previous startup, Atomz. At Atomz he was CEO and Board Chair from 1998 until its purchase in 2005, where it is now a part of Adobe. He has served customers ranging from Allstate to Bloomingdale’s to Disney to Verizon Wireless, and has led teams creating products ranging from a word processor for handwriting to a site search engine capable of handling 400 searches per second for CBSNews.com. He is an author of eight patents in mobile and internet technologies, a co-founder or early employee of three companies, and was named an entrepreneur of the year in 2006 by New Enterprise Associates. He is a graduate of Cornell University. Steve’s favorite run traverses Twin Peaks in San Francisco.
Kevin Wallace lives next to one of the steepest hills in San Francisco, and gets his exercise on the vertical as well as the horizontal. Before Abvio, he was Vice President of Engineering at Atomz, where he led teams that built the company’s award-winning hosted site search engine and content management system. Prior to Atomz, he was Director of Engineering in the Learning Division of Macromedia, where he established the Authorware computer-based learning product as the leader in its industry. Before Macromedia, Kevin was a principal engineer at Hewlett-Packard Company, and was also a delegate to the Open Software Foundation. While at HP, Kevin developed and shipped the operating system for HP’s first RISC computer. Kevin holds bachelor and master’s degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.