Stephen Burns

Director, Web Marketing

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Stephen is the Director of Web Marketing and the webmaster of, leading SEO and lead generation strategies. He manages a WordPress development team to deliver a superior web experience in support of the SU brand.

His previous positions include Webmaster at Birst (acquired by Infor), Technical Digital Marketing Director at Saba Software, and Director of Marketing at Blekko, the spam-free search engine (acquired by IBM Watson). Prior to Blekko, Stephen was a Marketing Manager and a Front End Developer at, the online news community. Stephen joined the tech world at AOL Canada and transferred to the web search group at AOL-Netscape in Silicon Valley in 2001, and continued to work on search technology in the E-Commerce, Music, and Open Directory Project divisions. Stephen is a graduate of Ontario College of Art & Design and The Institute for Computer Studies in Toronto.

Stephen is an avid adventure motorcyclist, accumulating over 250,000 miles traveled in 12 countries. He is currently restoring a 1972 BMW R75/5.