Iterum, LLC

Steve Achelis is a software entrepreneur in Salt Lake City, Utah. Software programs that were designed or written by Steve have been sold to more than 300,000 customers in more than a hundred countries. This site lists Steve's projects.

Investment Analysis

Steve is the founder of Equis International—the worldwide leading provider of technical analysis software. He started Equis when he was 26 year old and sold it 15 years later to Thompson Reuters. You can read a case study about Equis or watch a webcast by a younger Steve regarding technical analysis.

Technical Analysis from A to Z is the definitive book on investing using charts of security prices. More than 150,000 copies of A-to-Z have been sold worldwide in six languages (Chinese, English, French, Italian, Spanish, and Vietnamese). Written by Steve and published by McGraw-Hill, learn more at or

Prehospital Medical Care

eMedic is a line of EMS (Emergency Medical Service) apps for handheld computers and smart phones. eMedic includes anatomical illustrations, medical calculators, emergency quick reference cards, ACLS algorithms, medicines, and medical acronyms. Used by more than 20,000 medical professionals, learn more at is an online quiz for emergency medical service providers. It's fun, it's challenging, and it's free. Learn more at Wilderness medical providers can visit's companion site,

Backcountry Rescue

vRigger (previously "RescueRigger") is a Windows-based software application that allows you to create illustrations of rope rigging systems. From rescue to theatrical rigging, vRigger can illustrate and calculate the forces of complex rigging systems. Learn more at
Mountain Responder is a first-person account of Steve's experiences as a mountain rescuer. From avalanches and plane crashes, to fallen rock climbers and swiftwater accidents, Steve and his teammates witnessed what few of us ever will. Learn more at contains independent, information on avalanche transceivers and avalanche rescue. Learn more at
The Wasatch Backcountry Skiing Map includes the names of more than 1,000 backcountry locations in Utah's central Wasatch Mountains. It's available as a paper map, on your desktop, and for your mobile device. Learn more at

Other Backcountry Actvities

Community Activities

The Steven B. Achelis Foundation is Steve's "tithe" for his business success. Learn more at

Board Positions

  • Steve is an advisor to the Technology Commercialization & Innovation Program where he reviews emerging technology at Utah's universities.
  • Steve is on the board of directors of the Utah Avalanche Center.
  • Steve served on the UITA (Utah Information and Technology Association) board for four years where he was involved with capital formation and public policy.
  • Steve served on the Board of Trustees for Rowland-Hall Saint Mark's School for eight years where he chaired the Technology Committee and was a member of the Finance Committee.
  • Steve served on the Board of Trustees of the Ronald McDonald House where he was involved in technology integration.
  • Steve developed websites for a representative to the U.S. House of Representatives and a gubernatorial candidate. He served as a state delegate in Utah.

Iterum, LLC

Iterum, LLC is Steve's current software development and business consulting company. The Iterum online store carries many of the above products.