Retired naval Lieutenant Commander currently living in the U.S. Information Technology professional for the last 15 years. Earned a BA degree in mathematics from the University of NC at Asheville in 1975. Obtained a Masters of Science degree in IT with emphasis in Advanced Network Architecture and Systems Design from Capella University in Minneapolis, MN in 2008. Currently pursuing a PhD in IT education at Capella. Taught mathematics for the University of Maryland while living on the Island of Bermuda. Served as consultant to NAVSEASYSCOM on the LORA and ACIM mathematical models associated with weapons system development and support in 1984 - 1985. Currently serving as an expert networking consultant for the IoT Council.