We are proud to announce the promotion of Paul Zerkel to Chief Technology Officer.
Zerkel joined SteadyRain as Principal Software Engineer. His many years of experience in the area of software design and development has allowed him to have a significant impact in the development of innovative digital solutions as well as managed efficiency improvements around internal production and development processes, in turn impacting business growth. He has become an integral member of our team; his promotion to CTO acknowledges and rewards his dedication and expertise to both the company and client solutions.
“Paul has been a fast and strong contributor to the organization. We don’t make moves like this lightly, but all of the partners at SteadyRain feel he is such a strong fit with our core company values and sees our move-forward vision that this was a non-decision,” said Thompson Knox, SteadyRain Partner. “We are excited to see the value he will continue to bring to our organizations as we grow the companies together.”
Zerkel’s new role within the agency allows him to lead a team of dedicated developers and software engineers to continue developing more innovative technical solutions for SteadyRain, its clients and partners. As CTO he will be tasked with continuing to grow his core team, which is already experiencing greater demand for its expertise following Zerkel’s strengthening of our agency's technical foundation.
His new role will also allow the agency to widen its product development services through the agency’s sister company FoundElement and provide improved custom software development services to its extensive client base.
Zerkel will remain a part of the agency’s management team, which aims to continue its growth through fresh ideation and strategy aimed at expanding the organization by bridging our company needs with ideas presented by individual contributors on the team.
“Transitioning Web-based projects from idea to launch is something I’ve built my career on,” Zerkel said. “There are a lot of exciting ideas emerging at SteadyRain these days and so I’m honored to be coming into this role at this time.”
Zerkel’s 15 years of experience includes architecting core business systems, leading web application development initiatives and operating sites with more than 20 million annual visitors for a multi-national retail corporation. He also worked closely with businesses and their marketing representatives to develop, launch and grow new brands.
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