Received his Ph.D. in philosophy from Harvard University in 1971 with a dissertation in ethics under the direction of John Rawls. From 1968 to 1979 he was a member of the philosophy faculty at several universities. In 1980 he became Data Processing Manager at A-Mark Precious Metals, then in Beverly Hills, CA. From 1989 through 2007, he was Professor and Chair of Computer Information Systems at Woodbury University, Burbank, CA. He has numerous publications and presentations in the areas of database design, IT education, and the philosophy of technology.
He has published two books on topics in IT and ethics. Since 2008 he has been Emeritus Professor at Woodbury. He currently teaches an online course in IT and Ethics for the Applied Information Management Program at the University of Oregon and is at work on a book for IGI-Global Press titled Technology versus Ecology: Human Superiority and the Ongoing Conflict with Nature.
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