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Mark Lawrence Van Name

writer , computer consultant

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

  • Other Work

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

Membership

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

Connections

Married Mary Anne Frazier, August 18, 1976.

father:
Donald Louis Name

mother:
Nancy Ann (Bergeron) Van Name

spouse:
Mary Anne Frazier