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Craig has been an Internet entrepreneur for over twenty years and is currently the voice behind the “Parkour, They Said” podcast. With a formal education in physics and astronomy, he has extensive experience as an aikido instructor and as a leader of astronomy retreats. Long-term mastery level experience in diverse fields such as programming, system administration, martial arts, parkour, sailing, and astronomy has provided Craig with a breadth and depth of knowledge that he applies to new problems and challenges. Extensive experience with process development and project management allows Craig to efficiently plan, facilitate, and coordinate efforts to take projects from the idea stage to implementation quickly. Hobbies include world traveling, parkour, blogging, mountain climbing, interesting conversations, and philosophy. More…

Andrew is currently enrolled in an MBA program as well as a graduate program in herbal medicine. Working as an engineer in customer service at IQE—an international epitaxial wafer foundry—he is involved in both technical and business aspects of the company. Previous work as a chemistry teacher, department head, and test preparation instructor for the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) provides experience with detailed communication at a variety of levels. As a lead teacher in both chemistry and English training programs for teachers, he has leveraged his skills to benefit a wide audience of learners both directly and indirectly. Interests include philosophy, science, mathematics, music, and human exceptionalism. More…

Stacy is a Ph.D. physicist and engineer with expertise in plasma physics, semiconductor growth, carbon nanotubes, biophysics, diamond coatings, and computational modeling of diverse physical systems. She has presented research (including invited talks) at dozens of scientific conferences, in peer-reviewed journals, and in a book chapter. Stacy has experience in product and process development, equipment repair and maintenance, and teaching at high school and college levels. Stacy is known for solving complex practical problems with the innovative application of scientific theory. Her hobbies include sewing, garment design, target shooting, and traveling. More…

Tracy is a group engineering data analyst for IQE—an international compound semiconductor company. Her education includes a Ph.D. in mathematics focusing on the geometry of minimal submanifolds and an undergraduate degree in engineering physics. Previous experience includes working as a mathematics professor and as an optoelectronics product engineer specializing in modulators. Current interests include parkour, philosophy, gardening, and knitting. More…