While at Yale University, Tony earned two masters and a doctorate in Psychology. Tony also developed accounting software for the Yale’s Psychology department, was Yale’s first online software librarian, and co-founded the Yale Macintosh Users Group (YMUG). After graduation, he took a position at Texas Instruments. He designed both software and hardware user-interfaces for TI and presented research to upper management on trends in Information Technology.
In 1992, he co-founded, with Mel Ristau, Visual Interface Architects, a software development and consulting firm. VIA designed user interfaces and software for Fortune 500 companies, government and educational agencies (including NASA), and private clients nationwide. VIA also developed stacks in HyperCard and their TrainSet stack was forked and modified by Apple and released with every copy of HyperCard 2.0. Their HyperCard stack, LessonCard®, was awarded an honorable mention for best educational stack by Macworld magazine.
Tony is a business strategist specializing in technology solutions. He currently runs the second largest WordPress Meetup in the US and runs a training company specializing in web technologies.