onShore Security, a tech firm based here in Chicago, is re-inventing how businesses handle security, privacy, and other internet related concerns. Stel Valavanis, Founder and CEO of onShore Security, started out as a developer at a market research company before opening his own software development firm in his teenage years. Stel’s knowledge, along with the many years of experience in writing software, have played a fundamental role in the growth of this company. As a veteran of Information Technology, he acquired a wide assortment of talents, including an immense knowledge of media, which has been his key to success when growing his client base. onShore’s distinction from other competing tech security firms lies in its emphasis on originality. The firm prides itself on the fact that much of their software, even back-office systems, are written by employees, while many competitors continue to purchase pre-designed security tools and systems. In doing so, Stel is defying conventional wisdom and allowing his creative and innovative approach to problem solving and solution design to continue to blossom. Learn more about Stel and onShore Security in the full video above.