Steven Asherman, President and CTO
President and Chief Technology Officer
Steven Asherman has been working for more than 35 years as a senior software consultant to Fortune 500 companies, including IBM, Aetna, Citibank, and The New York Times.
specialty is developing large scale, web database applications, with an emphasis on complex financial systems.
holds U.S. patents for high precision database arithmetic, for secure, high performance data access across the Internet, and for scalable, fault tolerant grid computing.
has a patent pending on the use of subscription-based channels and online publications for digital commerce.
Steven's focus at Base One
has been on commercial, software-as-a-service applications and providing consulting and programming tools for these.
He is the architect and a lead programmer of the Base One Foundation Component Library (BFC) and has assisted in the design and implementation of B1Framework.
He is also president and CTO of Content Galaxy Inc.
, where he leads the development of this hosting service for premium collections of digital content, ranging from streaming video to downloadable files.
has designed, provided technical leadership, and assisted in the programming of financial and marketing web sites and back office database applications for clients that have included: Cigna, Columbia Pictures, Datran Media, DealerTrack, Deutsche Bank, eLearners, Fidelity National Information Services, ManTech-Gray Hawk, Marsh & McLennan, MCI, Morgan Guaranty, Nielsen, and TNS Competitive Media Reporting
Steven has a Computer Science degree from Columbia University (honorary member - American Statistical Association).