About Shadow-Soft

Shadow-Soft is an award-winning, Open Source integrator, committed to solving critical business challenges using open technologies.

To succeed in business today, it’s not enough to dabble in technology, you must master it – and that’s where Shadow-Soft comes in. We are mavens in open software and open standards. It’s how we help our customers “Take the Power Back” from proprietary vendors and own their technology future.

We do consulting and managed services across these specialties: DevOps, Application Infrastructure, and Cloud. We work with commercial and public sector customers to solve their unique technology challenges.

Through this core expertise, we help customers modernize and optimize infrastructure, deploy Agile and DevOps methodologies, provide orchestration and automation, and maintain these environments on public or private clouds.

Shadow-Soft is headquartered in Atlanta.

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James Chinn Co-Founder & CEO

James is an Atlanta native with plenty of "money-making" ideas. Unfortunately, ideas don't pay the bills so he's spent the last 20 years turning some of those ideas into reality. With his feet and career firmly planted in both tech and business, James manages the strategic direction for Shadow-Soft.

Something from your past that defines your personality

I got my first computer in the Spring of 1984 - an Apple IIc. These days, I'm a Windows guy

What famous person do you resemble?

Steve Carell

If you were to write a book about yourself what would you name it?

Ideas Do Grow on Trees

Favorite Tagline

Don't be a Dream Killer
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Nick Marcarelli VP of Operations

Nick is from a small beach town in Florida who calls Atlanta home after relocating here in 1995. His passions are coffee, music, and professional sports, but he has made his career in technology since day one. Nick oversees the business operations and public sector sales team at Shadow-Soft.

Something from your past that defines your personality

Moving constantly as a kid made it hard to pick a sports team for life, so I just cheer for the really good ones.

What famous person do you resemble?

John Belushi

If you were to write a book about yourself what would you name it?

Netflix Must Be Down

Favorite Tagline

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.
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Kevin O’Neill Stoll VP of Revenue

Atlanta has been home to Kevin since 1980 and he has traveled the world for work and personal. Southeast Asia has been by far his favorite part of the world. Formally trained as a factory trained Infiniti/Nissan master technologist, he has been self-taught in technology.

Having established his career in 1997 as a software developer then later an infrastructure engineer and architect. His career experiences exposed him to industry well-known companies such as ADP, JBoss, Red Hat, Dell and BlackBerry. Later his time at HPE developing a new consulting portfolio globally and Mesosphere, a San Francisco start-up, developing global solution integrator partners and a managed services portfolio, has gifted him with a thorough pedigree.

At Shadow Soft, Kevin serves in the role Vice President of Revenue, his focus here is to generate solid revenue outcomes across a healthy portfolio of products and services.

Something from your past that defines your personality

I would go exploring without telling my parents, get lost then have to find a neighbor to call home.

If you were to write a book about yourself what would you name it?

Chaos Theory

Favorite Tagline

Coffee now, talk later.