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Mark Lawrence Van Name

Mark Lawrence Van Name, American computer consultant, writer. Member Association for Computing Machinery, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Science Fiction Writers American.

Background

  • Name, Mark Lawrence Van was born on March 14, 1955 in Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Donald Louis and Nancy Ann (Bergeron) Van Name.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1976. Master of Science, Pennsylvania State University, 1977. Computer programmer II, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1975-1976.

      Teaching assistant Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1976-1977. Computer scientist Health Research Board-Singer, Inc., State College, 1977-1978. Member technical staff Data General Corporation, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, 1978-1981.

      Co-founder, president Blue Ridge Information Systems, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina, 1981-1982. Co-founder, vice president research and development Foundation Computer Systems, Inc., Cary, North Carolina, 1982-1986. Co-founder, vice president research and development Foresight Computer Corporation, Cary, 1986-1987.

      Writer, computer consultant, since 1987.

    Career

    • Writer, computer consultant, since 1987. Contributor short stories to magazines and articles on computers to professional journals.

    Works

    • Contributor short stories to magazines and articles on computers to professional journals.

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    Party affiliation: Democrat

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    Member Association for Computing Machinery, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Science Fiction Writers American.

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    • Married Mary Anne Frazier, August 18, 1976.
    • father: Donald Louis Name
    • mother: Nancy Ann (Bergeron) Van Name
    • spouse: Mary Anne Frazier
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    Born March 14, 1955
    (age 62)
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