Steve Norris is the Senior
Software Architect at Phios Corporation. Mr. Norris is a software
architect and developer with over 30 years of experience ranging from
the design and construction of artificial intelligence systems,
process knowledge management, web and graphical user interfaces to
digital electronics and robotics.
Mr. Norris has worked in a wide variety of
industries including aerospace, transportation, chemical,
telecommunications and retail software products.
Prior to his 12 years at
Phios, he was the Chief Architect of the Common Platform project at
Reed Elsevier Technology Group.
The platform was the basis for several
large scale web sites deployed by Lexis-Nexis. He was a co-founder and
Software Architect at AI Squared Inc., an MIT spinoff firm that
designed and built a model-based reasoning system for the diagnosis of
complex equipment such as the GE 9800 CAT scanner, Freightliner Heavy
Duty Trucks and the F-16 Flight Control System. Norris started his
career at Wang Laboratories and has also worked for a diverse range of
companies including: Puma Technology, retail software for file
synchronization; IHVS – intelligent highway navigation and safety
systems and WPSI – handheld diagnostic devices for the automotive and
Mr. Norris is also a writer and contributing editor to Robot Magazine
for which he writes featured articles detailing the design and
construction of robot projects.