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John Edwards

John is a retired educator who has been involved with personal computers since 1980. He has used OS/2 since version 2 and has been an OS/2 advocate ever since. He has been actively involved with the Kitchener-Waterloo OS/2 Users Group for a number of years and is the current President of Warpstock Corporation.

Chuck McKinnis

Chuck retired from IBM in 1992 after 26 years as a systems engineer in large systems and communications. He had a private consulting practice and was the New Mexico Location Manager for Sirius Enterprise Systems Group, an IBM Premier Business Partner and largest IBM eServer reseller in the world. He is the author of the eCS Maintenance Tool, NICPAK, and a contirbutor to RexxAutoStart. He has been an OS/2 user since the beta days of 1989 and has programming experience with Rexx that goes back to the first release of Rexx by IBM.

Lewis Rosenthal

Lewis has been active professionally in the IT field since 1987. His experience with OS/2 dates back to version 2.0, which became the first OS/2 workstation OS rolled out in his accounting & systems integration firm of Rosenthal & Rosenthal, LLC.

One of Rosenthal & Rosenthal's subsidiary companies, Hautspot, LLC, designs, deploys, and manages wireless hotspots and hotzones. Hautspot has been active in the managed Wi-Fi arena since 2004. Rosenthal & Rosenthal also hosts the OS/2 Wireless Users mailing list.

Jan van Wijk

Jan has been working on OS/2 since 1988 and was hired by IBM to work on OS/2 1.0 Extended Edition for a few years. For a major Dutch bank, he worked on architecture, system integration and OS2 software development. In 2001 he founded Fsys Software to continue development of the DFSee utility and continues developing this milti-platform tool on OS/2 using C.

Neil Waldhauer

Neil is an OS/2 and eComStation consultant and an eCS reseller. He lives in Santa Cruz, California, and uses OS/2 and eComStation computers in the home office. He first programmed OS/2 version 1.2 on an IBM PS/2 model 80.

Andy Willis

Andy, influenced by his dad, started with PCs and the TRS-80 at age 10. He has been using OS/2 since the early 90's and currently works for IBM in software support. He is a contributor to VOICE tips, ODIN, Mozilla, and Uniaud, and serves as Vice President on the Board of Warpstock Corporation.

Gregg Young

Gregg is currently the chief of podiatry at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. He also just happens to have been an OS/2 user since 2.1. He has recently learned C and now assists with the development of FM/2.

Dushan Mitrovich

Dushan started using OS/2 in the mid-90s after it became clear that the walls of DOS were closing in. He's a self-employed physicist whose main use of a computer, beside for email and the Internet, is as a tool for doing calculations and preparing reports. A couple of years ago, afflicted by a serious case of wishful thinking, he decided that a simple and obvious way to keep using the beloved eCS while having at one's disposal a Unix-based system that 'just works', is to get a Mac Pro and run eCS on a Parallels Virtual Machine. The resulting adventure, successful after much help, has been both extended and ... 'a learning experience'.


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