Joel Stoner – Resume

Founder / CEO,  AlterMedia, Inc.® 02/1997 – Present

  • Founded AlterMedia to develop and launch the flagship software product
    Studio Suite, and to offer support, installation, training, and customization services based on Studio Suite.
  • Expanded the company into custom software development and consulting for high profile companies.
  • After developing a customer-base in 55+ countries on 6 continents, I sold Studio Suite in April 2019.

Responsibilities included developing / executing / delivering / training others on:

Market ResearchBusiness PlanStartup Funding 
Corp. StructureShareholder AgreementsTrademark Registration
Product DesignProgrammingGraphics / Packaging
Create User’s GuideWebsiteOnline Shopping Cart
Public RelationsAd CampaignsAdvertising Design/Copy
Branding MarketingSales
Product FulfillmentCustomer SupportConsulting
Training SeminarsInternation ExpansionIT needs
Bus. DevelopmentProject ManagementTrade Show Plans
Booth Design/BuildLegalTaxes
Human ResourcesCash Flow

Developer / Designer / Programmer:  Studio Suite®

  • Studio Suite is a studio and production management software package, used by leading audio / video tv / film / game production facilities. Demo and video available at
  • Studio Suite’s business management system encompasses all aspects of running a modern media production facility, including:
Contact Management  Budgets/Rates/Billing/InvoicingMedia Asset Management
Project ManagementCommunicationsScheduling
NotificationsEquipment InventoryPublishing / Copyrights
Technical SpecificationsBarcodingEquipment Inventory

Studio Suite includes / included API integrations with:

Google CalendarOutlook CalendariCal
Google DriveBoxDropBox

Partial list of Studio Suite users and consulting clients over the years:

Large Corporate Customers

ABCDDBIMAXMicrosoftRE/MAXTexas Instruments
AmazonDelta AirlinesIntelMotorTrendRocheThe Enthusiast Network
AT&TDirecTVJC PennyNational GeographicSAPTyler Perry Studios
Bell HelicopterFoxJWTNASASmithsonian ChannelUniversal
CiscoFremantleKaiser PermanenteNFLSonyUS Air Force
ComcastGoodby Silverstein & PrtnrLucasfilmNorfolk SouthernSouthern CompanyUS Army
Conde NastGoogleLucas OilOakleySprintUS Department of Justice (DoJ)
ConocoPhillipsHerbalifeMagillaOgilvySun MicrosystemsUS Food and Drug Admin (FDA)
Country Music TVHSNMattelOracleSundance ChannelVerizon
DCTVHurwitz CreativeMayo ClinicRevoltTBNWarner Brothers

Smaller Studios & Rental Houses

AlphaDogsChaliceHD RentalsMass AppealOven StudiosStudios 301
AMP StudiosCreativeLiveHero PostMetromotionPost AsylumTilt
Audio ProjectsCutting RoomJupiter Ent.NightbirdPost ModernSwitch Post
Big Shoulder DigitalDigital OneKeystoneNo Other WayRay Charles Foundtn.Realworld
Blacklist DigitalEspritKing SoundworksNoisefloorSide Street PostRedlab
BonnemaisonExhile ProductionsKPG CreativeNRGShine AustraliaUrban Post
CanoeFriendshopLarson StudiosNylonSonic UnionWildfire
Capitol StudiosGulf Alliance MediaLocal HeroOceanwaySongZuWestwind
Click3XHangLoose MediaLucky Cat PostOffHollywoodSneakyBigVentana
ConwayHeard CityLucky PostOutpost DigitalSphere StudiosVillage

Audio & Interface Design Consultant – VirtuosoWorks (now part of ProSonus) 10/15/04 – 03/30/05

  • VirtuosoWorks was the initial developer of Notion, a software product for creating music notation with instant audio playback of samples of the London Symphony Orchestra.
  • Designed some of the software structure and interface for audio mixing, and implemented significant improvements to the sonic realism and quality by manipulating the original orchestral sound samples and refining their playback algorithms.

Recording Engineer / Mixer:  (Multi-Platinum, Golden Reel Awards) 1986 – 2006 (partial):

Michael JacksonSonyMCACoke
Barbra StreisandCBSGeffenPepsi
FishboneHBOWarner BrosBudweiser
Roberta FlackDisneyColumbiaChevrolet
Keiko MatsuiParamountVirginAT&T
Beach BoysPBSPolygramNFL


Startup, Management, and Sale of a software company (23 years) SSL/Neve    Pro Tools
FileMaker Pro, database / workflow logic & interface designWordLogic
Engineer / Mixing / Production in over 100 studiosExcelInDesign
Project & Client ManagementPowerpoint Photoshop
Organizations & Design AbilitiesKeynoteCamtasia
Writing / Technical WritingQuickBooksFurniture Design
Graphic Interface DesignMac & WindowsBasic Electronics

Interests / Memberships / Activities:

–  Consultant: Society of Industry Leaders, Vista Research, a division of Standard & Poors.

–  Vice-President ’97 National Academy or Recording Arts & Sciences (Atlanta Chapter)

–  Board of Governors ’98-’02, National Academy or Recording Arts & Sciences (Atlanta Chapter)

–  B.A. in Music Production & Engineering, Berklee College of Music. ’86 Cum Laude. Minor in Arranging.

–  Supervisor of Electronic Maintenance, ’85, Berklee College of Music – Recording Studios.

–  Published magazine interviews, technical reviews, original articles.

–  Guest Lecturer, Panelist – colleges and seminars on topics related to music and technology.

–  Composer, arranger, musician. Flute, sax, bass, guitar, keyboards, drums.

–  Performances around Los Angeles with various other jazz bands, as well as my own.

–  Voiceovers

–  Carpentry, electronics, cooking, hiking, boating, brainstorming.

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