About and ARC Inquiries

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B&N’s “Friday Night Mike” 😦

Mike Pihlman (TracyReaderDad)

Mike loves to read…

Mike has over 25 a zillion years experience in video conferencing, desktop videoconferencing, and IP-based  video conferencing network design, implementation, and support.  He has been a leader, since 1990, in the effort to bring desktop videoconferencing applications to fruition. It only took a pandemic to “make it so”. 😉

He is the former owner and founder of AltamontCowork, the first and only coworking location in Tracy, CA. He sold the business on Dec 31, 2014.

He is the Director of ForCarol.com  a non-profit charity awarding college scholarships in honor of Carol Phan (Mike’s daughter’s best friend) who was killed with three other teens in a car crash on Sept 18, 2010, one day before she was to attend UC Davis.

Mike has a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kansas and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the National Engineering Honor Society, and Eta Kappa Nu, the Electrical Engineering Honor Society.  He is a US Navy Vietnam Era veteran.  See his technology blog, TechyMike.com, for everything GEEK. 🙂

ARC inquiries: literacy@forcarol.com



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