Steve Stone is the Founder and CEO of NSU Technologies. With 37 years of information technology experience, nearly 15 years as a CIO, and 25 years of retail technology experience, Steve is able to address a wide variety of challenges.
Steve served as Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer at L Brands from March 2013 to July 2017. In this role Steve led the Mast Global Technology organization. Mast Global Technology supports all aspects of technology for L Brands various consumer brands including Victoria’s Secret, Pink, Bath & Body Works, La Senza, and Henri Bendel.
Prior to joining L Brands Steve was EVP, Technical Operations for MicroStrategy, Inc. In this role he was responsible for MicroStrategy’s public cloud product offerings and related technology infrastructure along with serving as the senior executive responsible for all corporate applications and infrastructure.
Prior to MicroStrategy Steve was with Lowe’s Companies, Inc. for over 18 years, serving the final eight years as Chief Information Officer. During his tenure at Lowe’s the retailer grew from $3B in annual revenues to nearly $50B.
Steve began his career in the computer software industry as a software engineer with Management Science America, before moving to Ernst & Young where he moved through various roles to a Senior Manager level.
Steve is a 1983 cum laude graduate of Appalachian State University with a BSBA degree from the Walker College of Business. He holds a CPIM certification from the Association for Operations Management.
He currently serves on multiple technology boards and serves in an advisory capacity to a number of other retailers and technology companies.
Some of Steve’s teams accomplishments are outlined in more detail below.