Pointstreak Welcomes Stephen Rakonza
Oct 06, 2008
Toronto, ON - Pointstreak.com Inc. is pleased to announce that Stephen Rakonza has joined Pointstreak as a member of its technology team where he will provide the lead role in the development of Pointstreak's baseball applications. Stephen's hiring comes on the heels of Pointstreak's acquisition of Rakonza.com, an electronic scoring application for the sport of baseball. Stephen founded Rakonza.com in 2000 and developed the first commercially available scoring system for the Pocket PC called Rakonza K-ForCE.
Stephen has over 20 years of software industry experience, including over 10 years with Microsoft. He graduated from the University of Oklahoma and currently lives in Redmond Washington with his wife Lori and fifteen year old daughter Chelsea. His older daughter Jessica is attending Columbia University and plays fastpitch softball for the varsity team. Chelsea is a sophomore at Redmond High School; she is an actress and plays fastpitch softball and soccer. Lori works at the local school district office and is on the board of directors of the band and softball boosters' organizations.
"Not only are we excited about the acquisition of Rakonza.com, we are also thrilled that Stephen has elected to join our company and lead the development of our baseball applications" said Scott Secord, President / CEO, Pointstreak.com Inc. "It was vital to our growth strategy to continue to expand our sports platforms and we believe baseball is an ideal sport in which to grow. Pointstreak will immediately begin refining the existing application to ensure it provides a complete suite of services and functionality and we expect to be ready to launch the baseball applications by March 2009."