CEO & Software Engineer
Get to know Greg.
CEO and Co-founder, Greg Sterndale, is the inspiration behind our company vision: helping people dream big and empowering them to bring those ideas to life. As a film major at Emerson College and software engineering executive, being both imaginative and pragmatic comes naturally to Greg, and he brings a unique blend of software craftsmanship and keen business acumen to his role as company leader.
Greg is also a community advocate in his own right, and consistently identifies opportunities to make the Philadelphia tech scene more collaborative, inclusive and impactful. This includes his recent work with YourNeighborGood, an errand service that pairs volunteers with elderly or immunocompromised individuals, and Philly Loves Tech, a comprehensive industry directory.
A notable presenter and keynote speaker, Greg also shares his insights regularly on the speaker circuit in the Greater Philadelphia area. Prior to co-founding Promptworks, he held roles at several technology companies, including Jana and Plectix Biosystems.
Really get to know Greg.
What time is your alarm set for in the morning?
My phone’s alarm is set for 7am, but my kids’ are set much earlier.
First record / CD / tape you ever bought?
Prince’s Batdance cassette single. I stand by it.
Favorite thing to do in your free time?
Most anything outside with the kiddos
What advice would you give to someone starting out in your field of work?
1. Work with great people and learn from them. 2. You can find exciting challenges in unexpected places. 3. Find a productivity management system that works for you. And use it.