Stefan Leipold is the founder and CEO of STARK, LLC, a technology company that designs, patented, develops, and sells the world’s 1st Magnetic Privacy Screen for Apple Macbook’s, iPad’s, iPhone’s and Samsung mobile devices. He founded STARK in 2017 bringing nearly twenty years of information technology expertise to his role with the company.
Stefan manages the direction and strategy at STARK, facilitating company activity in: product design and manufacturing, sales, marketing, and support. He is also responsible for developing STARK’s global business partnerships, introducing its products to markets in the US, EU, UAE, and Asia.
The company STARK has been featured in national and international Radio, TV, online and printed media and grossed over $500,000 in only 8 months without any outside equity backing or significant marketing.
Stefan Leipold graduated from University of Hannover in Germany and received his MBA in Systems Engineering. He holds a total of over 70 professional certifications with: Comptia, Microsoft, Cisco, Nokia, Linux and econcil.
Mr. Leipold also serves as CEO of ProSysCo, LLC (since 1998), an international provider of IT services, where his focus on customers, efficiency, and execution led to significant company growth. Prior to that, he spent 3 years at Microsoft, as a developer of the learning program “WalkIn” for the USA and EU, ultimately serving as the company’s Lead Trainer, guiding a successful effort to streamline operations, strengthen knowledge acquisition, and drive growth.
Public Speaking is the way of giving back to society for Stefan, by raising funds, speaking at universities, colleges, Government events, corporations and personal mentoring in the United States, Europe and Asia.
Stefan is an ally of Habitat of Humanity, Red Cross and the Good Dog Foundation, non-profit organizations that helps ease human suffering using animal-assisted therapy.