Dr. Richard Parrott has accumulated over 30-years of experience in information systems (IS), and higher education. He has worked as a consultant for several aerospace companies in the 80s and 90s. Richard has provided IT consultation to numerous small businesses, has taught graduate and undergraduate computer information systems, and has published reviews for professional journals of the ACM. Richard is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), Internet Society (ISOC), Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS), and is a charter member of Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Kappa Chapter Nova Southeastern University. Richard is a disabled veteran who served in the US Air Force, and was honorably discharged.