Steven Wolk is the Chief Technology Officer for PC Richard & Son, a family owned and operated chain of 66 appliance and electronics superstores located throughout NY, NJ, CT, and PA. Steve joined PC Richard & Son in 1986. In 2000, after working his way through a number of IT related roles, he assumed his current position as the company’s first CTO. As CTO, he considers himself very fortunate to lead a large in-house team of very talented software developers. Together, they bring their combined extensive retail experience to bear in the application of new technologies to improve business processes and efficiency to create a competitive advantage for this unique company. Steve enjoys speaking at conferences and events, and is proud to be a member of Toastmasters International. As a published author, Steve has been interviewed by Argyle Executive Forum on his views of how technology is changing the retail experience. Most recently, an article of his on computer forensics was published by IT Jungle. He graduated from New York Institute of Technology with a B.S. in Computer Science. Prior to joining PC Richard & Son, he earned his practical knowledge of retail directly from the sales floor, selling consumer electronics for three years and winning many awards in the process. Steve and his wife live in Commack, NY with their two teenage daughters. As a family, they all enjoy spending quality time traveling together.