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I create video courses on Adobe After Effects for Plurasight. And I have been an author with lynda.com, the world's largest video tutorial company, and O'Reilly Media (via their Canada affiliate: Infinite Skills). I taught in the Computer Studies department at Santa Rosa Junior College near San Francisco.

I have worn several hats: TV news reporter/anchor, video producer, writer focusing on PC technology, high school math/science teacher, radio station disk jockey, and music publisher marketing director. As a news reporter I won a regional Emmy and two Society of Professional Journalists first-place awards.

I'm an Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor in Photoshop, Premiere Pro and After Effects. I wrote Adobe’s Higher Education, Digital Video Curriculum Guide.

I've written 300 newspapaper and magazine articles and authored nine books and co-authored five more.



Interview by Stephen Ibaraki -- Stephen Ibaraki is an is an award winning college educator, writer, speaker, and IT professional who regularly conducts technology-oriented interviews for the Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS) and the Network Professional Association (NPA). I enjoyed doing the interview and got to touch on what motivates me.
National Association of Broadcasters Conventions — I have worked for Adobe at two NAB national conventions in Las Vegas.
Singing -- I sing bass with my quartet, the Leading Tones, as well as with the Marin Golden Gate Barbershop Chorus.