Steve Cronan, Founder and CEO of 5th Kind, is the creator of CORE, the digital asset management and collaborative workflow solution developed to meet the challenges faced by feature film production in the digital age. Beginning with a concept in 2001 on the Matrix sequels, and steadily advancing the product over the last decade, Steve has pioneered the field of real-time production and studio workflow management. Steve has grown 5th Kind’s platform to serve clients throughout the motion picture industry, including Marvel Studios, Warner Bros, Disney, Universal and Illumination, and has provided asset management solutions for over 60 blockbuster features. 5th Kind’s cutting edge approach to collaborative workflow has allowed the company to expand its services to other industries with installations at Nissan, Toyota and Saudi Aramco.