Graduated University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois. National Merit Scholar. BS in mathematics, minors in physics and philosophy. Some post-graduate study in computer science at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, and at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Founder and President of the Vanguard Research Institute, which researches scientific and policy problems.
Has done extensive consulting and research in the computer field, including the development of the new field of pynthantics, the theory of inquiry. He founded the Starflight Corporation, of which he is currently President and sole stockholder. Projects are done both onsite, and offsite using own equipment.