Stephen Bouikidis is one of the principals of Magma Digital, an east/west coast Internet technology and consulting firm, specializing in healthcare, consumer products, education and technology. He started working with internet technologies in the 90s and ran an agency, and a software and marketing firm. Stephen's specialty areas focus on marketing and business growth and efficiency. Many of his engagements include an in-depth review of business structure and resources, growth strategy, sales process and delivery of products and services. He has a talent for strategizing and recommending creative and technological methodologies and tools with ability to optimize resources. He cultivates new strategic partnerships, including penetration into new markets into key vertical segments. He has extensive experience educating, inspiring, building and leading multi-disciplinary marketing, technical and business project teams. A dynamic, creative, hands-on management style and calm demeanor bring optimal performance of in-house and outsourced staff in high-pressure situations. He also provides expert consultation to firms looking to implement strategies that help them focus on growth, acquisition and strategic exit. Other verticals of experience include Oil & Gas, Public Health, Finance, Arts and Culture. Client experience includes: Pfizer, Berlitz (North America, South America and Global), sanofi-aventis, Genzyme, Centers for Disease Control, NIH, Premier Education Group, The Reinvestment Fund, Susquehanna International Group, KEOSYS Medical Imaging, Philips Medical, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Discovery Channel and the National Dairy Council. He is a community activist involved with programs that benefit inner-city kids, founded a community theater group, and is active on several non-profit boards including the Drexel University School of Public Health, National Foundation for Celiac Awareness (now known as Beyond Celiac), and the Joseph J Peters Institute.