Mr. Becker is the inventor of the IPAD-OS and is widely acknowledged as a preeminent authority on the Internet. He previously founded Becker Systems, a communications consulting firm, in 1983 and founded eSoft, Inc., a communications software company, in 1984. Prior to 1983 Mr. Becker won awards for his work as a computer systems engineer at Martin Marietta where he worked on the Apollo moon program and the Viking Mars Lander program. He is the author of The Bread Board System (TBBS), one of the most successful and secure PC bulletin board systems ever developed. He is the author of Introduction to PC Communications, published by Que Corporation and holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. Mr. Becker has lectured to hundreds of thousands of individuals and has trained over 10% of North America's ISPs (Internet Service Providers).
Mr. Taylor is the major force behind the creation of the IPAD Owners Association, Inc. (IOA) and leads the IPAD project development team. He has a history in fields as diverse as the aerospace industry and amateur radio. This brings a wealth of knowledge and, with his background of professional training, an ability to convey sometimes very complex concepts in very few words. Mr. Taylor currently owns and operates an Internet Service Provider and commercial hosting service in California.
Mr. Goes currently owns and operates an Internet Service Provider company in Illinois and brings a significant strength to the IPAD Owners Association in the area of management and promotion.
Mr. Shartiag currently owns and operates an Internet Service Provider company in Illinois and brings a wealth of hardware experience to the IPAD Owners Association. His specialty is in larger scale Mini-computers and Main Frame computers systems.