Mr. Perkins received his Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with a focus on computer networks. While in graduate school he served as an IT administrator, during which time his academic interests included network routing, genetic algorithms, probability, and distributed computer simulations. Mr. Perkins has worked as a hardware designer, software programmer, computer network engineer, and speech recognition consultant. Some of his accomplishments include a patent for improved motion detection, an internship at XEROX PARC, and over twenty years of ultimate frisbee as a player and coach. Mr. Perkins’ current hobbies include chess, ultimate frisbee, disc golf, physics, acoustic guitar, and spending time with his wife and kids.