the mid 80's, John has worked on manufacturing automation projects involving
computer control and data acquisition. He has project engineering and system
integration experience with custom hardware and software for major industrial
applications in aerospace, automotive and semiconductor segments as well as
applications in process control and discrete manufacturing
experience includes Intel and UNIX workstations, client-server systems, local
area networks, operator interfaces, control panels, programmable controllers,
and servo motion controllers. He worked extensively with USDATA FactoryLink
(releases 2 through 7) software running on DOS, OS/2, Windows, and UNIX
He has programming experience with a variety of software languages including
C, Visual Basic, UNIX scripts and SQL script; and with a wide range of databases
including dBase, Microsoft Access, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.
John is a registered Professional Engineer with an MSES from the University
of Texas at Dallas, MSEM studies from the University of Tennessee, and a BSEE
from the University of Houston.