Steve Mushero

Experienced CTO, Founder & CEO

Former founder, long-time CTO & fractional CTO across a wide variety of industries, from software to manufacturing to health care and more. I come from a family of builders and love to help early & often in building products, services, and companies.

I focus on early-stage startups, pre-seed through Series A, running engineering, building processes, improving security, fixing outsourcing issues, and delivering products faster and better. I also write a l ot (see Medium) on startup issues,…

Steve Mushero



  • Eviset


    Fractional CTO

    Jan 2024 - Present

    Take over and manage engineering efforts, including offshore resources, wrote PRD, manage infrastructure, testing, reviews, and ongoing product devleopment.

    • Got MVP build and to market on time and budget
  • LiveSpace


    Fractional CTO

    Oct 2021 - Present

    Launched new live-streaming platform for music and media creators, focused on engineering, cloud infrastructure, and DevOps, helping manage outsource teams, building up large-scale cloud infrastructure, setting standards, scaling, etc. On Google Cloud with Terraform, CI/CD, Security, automation, observability, and more.

    • Overhauled platform, delivered dozens of new features, manage team, new processes, and infrastructure
  • ChinaNetCloud


    CEO & CTO

    Jul 2008 - Jun 2021

    Founding CEO & CTO of China’s first Cloud Computing and Internet Managed Services company. ChinaNetCloud provided managed hosting, cloud computing, and full-server system administration to China and overseas Internet and gaming companies. Serving hundreds of customers with 125 employees, we were the market leader for 12+ years in the challenging Chinese Internet environment. We were also AWS's launch partner in China and their first MSP there. As co-founder, CEO, CTO, CFO, and CMO, I was responsible for building the company, including world-class operations, technology, and tooling, plus hiring, training, and managing Chinese system engineers in a wide array of technologies, including operations, engineering, IT, and services.

    • Built and exited VC-funded tech company in China
  • Tudou



    Sep 2007 - May 2008

    CTO of Tuduo, China’s largest video-sharing website, both older and larger than Youtube at the time. I managed large-scale operations, data centers, CDNs, and 7x24 sysadmin for thousand of servers providing 100 million videos per day to tens of millions of users, all before DevOps, clouds, or any modern technology was available.

    • Managed and delivered world's largest video platform, CDN, and infrastructure.
  • New Vine Logistics

    New Vine Logistics

    CTO / Director of Technology

    Mar 2005 - Aug 2007

    CTO and Head of Technology for late-stage VC-backed Logistics and Compliance provider to the wine industry. Company leveraged state-of-the-art ERP, Warehouse, Financial, and Web Service systems to manage complex state-level legal and reporting requirements. Role included managing numerous development activities, upgrades of major systems, data center consolidation, and infrastructure upgrades, while providing support for 100%+ annual growth.

    • Managed entire tech infrastructure and platform, managed engineering team

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