Greg is software developer and architect who has worked for numerous government and non-profit agencies in the past. He has a diversity of interests and mini-careers, some more active then others as a musician, student and teacher, technologist, amateur scientist, political activist, and blogger. He has worked for or with the State of Oregon, , Metro Regional Government, Hewlett-Packard, Nike, the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation and Oregon Health Sciences University. He is an Open Source software advocate and supporter and work daily to encourage the adoption of Open Government principals and Open Source software within government and non-profit agencies.
Until recently Jarhid has worked with and for various government agencies including the National Security Agency, Department of Defense, and Central Security Service. Jarhid has developed and tested new methods for theoretical information encryption and assurance, build on predominantly open platforms. During the creation of the U.S. Air Forces’ Cyber Command, Jarhid helped articulated the argument to DoD leadership for the utilization of open platforms for our most secure information security requirements. Jarhid is now a project Manager with Metro. Jarhid has created a book about π, which will be release spring 2011 by King’s Cross Publishing. Jarhid received his B.S. in Computer Science and B.A. in Natural Science and Mathematics from Thomas Edison College, an Certificate in System Analysis from Stanford University, and is currently a Graduate Student at Boston University studying information security... he will hopefully be finished by the time you read this.
To help make the world a more sensible place.
John has worked at two private colleges, at Timberline Lodge, for the Portland City Engineer, and for Metro, a local area government. He has volunteered in his neighborhood, his community, and region. John has taught over a thousand college students, over a thousand classroom hours, while holding liberal office hours. He has been a computer programmer, where he wondered many times why more efforts aren't shared among like institutions. John grew up in a family grocery business, where he learned how good customer relations and careful management lead to success.