I wrote most of the code that powers Slooh’s automation. I have been in the software engineering field for over 25 years, having held engineering and management positions with companies ranging from aerospace giant Lockheed Martin to small technology start-ups. I am a regular speaker on astronomy topics, a contributing author to the latest edition of The Oxford Astronomy Encyclopedia, and a former president of the New Hampshire Astronomical Society. I am also the founder of AstronomyDaily.com. I am a graduate of the University of Arizona with a degree in Astrophysics and also hold a degree in Russian Interpreting and Translating.