Renée Kirk      Steven Kirk
  • Sage Interactive, Co-President
  • Symantec Corporation, Director of Professional Services
  • ComputerLand Corporation, Manager of Customer Training
  • Performance Resources, Principal
  • American Analysis Corporation, Training Development Supervisor
  • Deterline Associates, Instructional Designer
  • Maui Community College, Video Director

Steven Kirk brings three decades of management and instructional development experience to Sage Interactive.

As Director of Professional Services for Symantec Corporation, one of the leading international software companies, Steven initiated and directed the company’s Professional Services division, where he managed an array of user support service groups, including individual and enterprise-wide consulting services, evaluation support services, production of training programs and materials (including disk-based tutorials and demos, audio and video learning tools), hands-on workshops, book publishing coordination, and third-party support services.

Prior to his eleven years at Symantec, Steven spent ten years developing and managing the development of instructional materials. As Manager of Customer Training for ComputerLand Corporation, he developed and managed a comprehensive learning center program for the corporation's 600 franchise locations. As principal of Performance Resources and as a supervisor at American Analysis Corporation and as an instructional designer at Deterline Associates, he designed a wide array of instructional products and services.

Steven also served for several years within the educational community as Video Director at Maui Community College. Published works include two computer book/disk tutorials published by Reston/Prentice-Hall and The Decentralization of Public Television published by San Francisco State University Press.

In 1994, Steven initiated the Digital Village project in partnership with the respective Presidents of the Autodesk Foundation, the College of Marin, and the North Bay Multimedia Association. This unique business/education partnership created a vital new center for new media business ventures along with the development of a New Media Center at the College of Marin and the State of California’s first community college multimedia degree program.

Steven served for 5 years as Vice President of the Digital Village Foundation Board of Directors, is former Vice President of the North Bay Multimedia Association (a 300-plus member group of multimedia enthusiasts), a Steering Committee member of the Bay Area Multimedia Partnership (BAMP), and an Advisory Board member to the China-U.S. Learning Technologies Institute.

Steven has spoken often at technology-centric conferences, and has given presentations (including keynote speeches) at conferences in Europe, Asia, Australia, and North America. He holds an M.A. degree in Broadcast Communication Arts from San Francisco State University and a B.S. degree from the University of Utah.