Bachelor of Science in Physics, University of California, Riverside, 1970; Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of California, Riverside, 1970; Master of Science in Computer Science, University of California, Irvine, 1988.
Group head, intelligent systems, Hughes Research Laboratory, Malibu, California, 1971-1982;
vice president, Teknowledge, Inc., Palo Alto, California, 1982-1983;
chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Teknowledge Federal Systems, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, 1983-1987;
chairman, Chief Executive Officer, ISX Corporation, Westlake Village, California, since 1988. Board directors Instruction Section Robotics Corporation, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Theseus Research Corporation, St. Paul. Science advisor National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, since 1992.
Member Navy Research Advisory Committee, Washington, 1983. Visiting staff member Stanford University Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, 1975.
Married Cheryl Kea Williams. Children: Aimee, Chad. Married Pamela A. Moriarty.
Children: Edward, Richard.