With more than 25 years of IT experience, Fred has worked for small start-ups, helping to make them public, and worked for large multi-billion-dollar, global companies (Fujitsu).  In addition to his extensive operational expertise, he has worked in several industries, including medical devices, software development, hardware manufacturing, and retail, and has deployed business solutions such as Oracle and NetSuite. He holds an MBA in Computer Information Systems from California State University in Hayward and a BSCE from the University of California, Berkeley. In his spare time, he enjoys drawing, building small model ships, and spending time with his grandchildren.