As the author of Journey of a Lifetime and Executive Producer of Stamp-It Productions, Inc., Kendell R. Lang is responsible for guiding the executive and technical direction of the organization.
Prior to founding Stamp-It Productions, Mr. Lang was the Director of Software Development for Skylight Healthcare Systems, which transforms a hospital TV (or other display devices) into patient-centered communication, administrative and entertainment solutions, equipping patient rooms with Hotel-Style Entertainment, Custom Content and Real-Time Messaging, On-Demand Patient Education, Real-Time Patient Surveys, Automated Service Requests and In-Room Dining Services. Prior to Skylight, Mr. Lang was the Chief Technology Officer for the North American Mission Board (“NAMB”), Southern Baptist Convention where he provided senior technology leadership for the Strategic Communications Group. His responsibilities included the development of a Program Management Office, as well as implementation of an Enterprise Architecture providing technology and support services to 50 State Conventions, 1,400 State Associations and 48,000 Southern Baptist Churches.
An important part of Mr. Lang's credentials lie from his past experience with Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 provider of diversified business process and information technology outsourcing. Mr. Lang has also provided technology leadership to organizations that include Gateway, Inc., a multibillion-dollar Fortune 500 company, WorldClass Software Solutions, Inc., a regional IT outsourcing and software development company, and GolfSAT, Inc., a B2B Technology Solution provider for the golf course maintenance marketplace.
Mr. Lang has also managed advisory groups within KPMG Peat Marwick and BDO Seidman, both international accounting and consulting firms.
Lang served as Vice Chairman and Director of The Red Ribbon Foundation, Inc., from 1993 to 1996 and remains an independent Director. The Red Ribbon Foundation is a publicly supported nonprofit organization responsible for the red ribbons worn by celebrities on their lapels during award ceremonies, particularly the Oscars. Lang was a member of the Board of Directors of Durand Communications Network, developers of MindWire™ and CommunityWare™, prior to the organization being sold in 1999 to WEBB Interactive (NASDAQ:WEBB).
Mr. Lang has been published in numerous industry and trade association publications, technical white papers and is currently writing two other books. He has authored numerous internal company publications and policy manuals, as well as has been a published author for a cookbook titled, “Cicciotti’s Kitchen” Italian Family Favorites, featuring Gaetano Cicciotti.
Mr. Lang holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Pacific Union College.