John Cole

John Cole is a rare cross between a programmer and a businessman, having a balance between technical and "soft" skills.  He has a Master of Science in Computer Science from the  Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, and has been programming professionally since 1971.  He is currently a faculty member in the computer science department at the University of Texas at Dallas.  He has also taught at Collin County Community College, as well as informal courses at various places.

John founded Infopoint Systems, Inc. in early 1983, at first to create the PCBUS Databus compiler, but also as a loose organization to write various products and do contract programming.