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Steven Wolk

PC Richard & Son
Greater New York City Area
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. Founded in 1909, PC Richard has always been known for honesty, integrity, and reliability throughout it's over 113 year history. 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 is an IBM i zealot and advocate, and is deeply involved in the IBM i community. He’s very proud to be an IBM Power Systems Champion since 2020. Steve is a long-standing speaker at COMMON conferences, a subject matter expert, a member of COMMON’s Strategic Education Team, and speaks at IBM i related conferences globally. He is also a member of the board of directors for The LUG (Large User Group), a group of over 100 of the world’s largest users of IBM technology, currently serving as the Communications Officer. Steve is also a board member of LISUG, the Long Island Systems User’s Group, and enjoys his role as emcee of LISUG’s monthly educational and networking events.