Perceptive Development was one of the first outside companies to develop accessories for the Apple iPhone, but we've been creating sophisticated software and hardware solutions since 2006. Our staff is skilled in application development, cloud based systems, transaction management and hardware and firmware design. We also have a portfolio of client-ready building blocks to get your solution up and running quickly. Based in Southern California, we have staff on three continents, serving a variety of clients from start-ups to large, multinational corporations.
Stephen Brown - President
Stephen is an accomplished entrepreneur and technical developer who began running complex projects as a master's student at UCLA. Being involved in the early years of Hollywood's migration to digital production processes gave Stephen a solid understanding of video systems, content management and the intricacies of hardware/software boundaries. Stephen has led technical teams in the content delivery, supply chain, and financial sectors locally and internationally. He has a B.S. in Computer Science & Engineering and an M.S. in Electrical Engineering from UCLA.
Jim Medeiros - CEO
Jim has a wide background in the development and successful market introduction of several products and technologies, primarily in embedded applications. Before joining PD, Jim was President of Seven Pinnacles, an embedded consulting and research development firm; General Manager and VP of Marketing for Performance Technologies; Communications Platform Director at Intel Corporation and VP of Business Development for Ziatech Corporation. Jim has a B.S. in Electronic Engineering from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and serves as the Chair of the Industrial Advisory Board for the Cal Poly Computer Engineering Program.
James Rossfeld - Engineering Director
James is a founding member of PD and currently serves as the Director of Engineering. He has over ten years professional experience architecting systems and managing development projects. James has a B.S. in Computer Science and Engineering from UCLA.
Damien Stolarz - Principal
Damien is an inventor, writer, and entrepreneur with extensive experience in consumer-facing software with a hardware slant. He has developed early technologies for multiplayer online video games, peer-to-peer content distribution, automotive & smartphone integration, stereoscopic (3D) television and mobile device connectivity. Damien has written, spoken internationally, and consulted extensively for the cable, content and technology patent industries. He is the author/co-author of several popular technical books. He holds a Bachelor of Science & Engineering in Computer Science Engineering from UCLA.