Steve Atkins

Steve leads the development of Word to the Wise software products, including Abacus, wiseTools, and other tools for email infrastructures.
Steve also consults regularly on policy and procedural issues for abuse desks and bulk mailers, as well as deliverability issues for senders of legitimate email. Steve provides technical and forensic assistance to lawyers and law enforcement in spam and other email cases and advises state, federal and foreign governments on spam legislation and policy.
Prior to founding Word to the Wise, Steve was a system architect for UltraDNS, a distributed DNS service serving a number of top level domains and large companies and prior to that a microprocessor designer, developing arithmetic units for Athlon, Alpha, Transputer and Chameleon.