Don Gilman has been an IT professional and entrepreneur since 1983. His IT interests are: team building, software engineering, and project management. His business start-ups have been IT related, with three being computer game companies. Don has been active in various local, state and national organizations including Rotary, Computer Cleanup Day, Leadership Brazos, B/CS Library Board, multiple local IT user groups, the Texas Board of Professional Engineers, and assists with the development and grading of the first national PE exam for Software Engineers. Don has been employed at the local office of ViaSat since November of 2014 in the role of Software Engineering Project Manager. Don also recruits for the company.
He has been married to a well known local Cello teacher since 1989 and they have produced two more hard core science fiction and fantasy readers. Don’s favorite quote is, “Life is not a dress rehearsal”. Don’s hobbies include brewing, sailing, jazz, board gaming, and reading (when the rest of the family is finished with the book in question).