Gerard I. Prudhomme, M.Sc.

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Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Gerard I. Prudhomme M.Sc., a Harvard and Oxford-educated author and developer with a Master's of Science degree!

I'm an author, and my alma maters are Paris, Harvard, UCL, and Oxford. I have a graduate degree (Master of Science) from University College London (UCL). I have worked as a domain expert for different Fortune 500 companies, and I have lived in France, the UK, and the States.

I work as a scientific expert. I provide knowledge, write articles, and author books for my clients. I also program software.

With my experience, gained from years of professional work, I aim to produce engaging prose. I write for the high-tech, health, asset management, and law verticals.

High-tech: I was employed as a Lead Developer and directed a team of 4 engineers for a Fortune 500 company. I have a Master's of Science degree. I have 19 years of work experience as a developer. I earned LPIC, OCJP, CLA, and Linux SUSE 11 Specialist certifications.

Health: I am a weight lifter and have lifted for 21 years. I have examined health advances religiously for years. I am also a trained martial artist.

Asset Management: I was employed as a Sales Engineer on the Paris stock market. I’m also an amateur stock trader and have earned ~+23% yearly on the stock market.

Law: I was admitted to a T14 (Top 14) law school (~50,000 applicants for 500 places the year I applied) and have an LSAT (Law School Admission Test) score of top 5% (166).

Programmer: It all began with a dream and a lot of hard work! At the age of twelve, I discovered BASIC computer games over the internet, as it was the only thing I could download on my 2400 Baud modem. I then made the discovery that I could change the way the game played by changing the code of the game.

Thus began my entry into the world of programming, and I have never looked back since.

I have been programming for many years now, and from working on the Parisian stock market to developing web applications in London, I have enjoyed international travel made possible by my programming aptitude.

I love programming. The idea of discovering a concise and elegant solution to a complex problem is very intriguing, in my opinion. From that first day when I turned on the Atari ST and read those immortal lines...

"You are standing at the end of a road before a small brick building. Around you is a forest. A small stream flows out of the building and into a gully"...I was hooked!

Literature written: Wizard, Colonize, Software Process Improvement, The Handbook of Information and Computer Ethics, Switching Theory and Logic Design, Advances in Geometric Modeling, Software Metrics and Software Metrology, Microcomputer Architecture and Programming, Java Technologies, Systems Programming, Network Analysis & Synthesis, and Computer Based Management System & E-Commerce.

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