Nicholas Chase has worked on websites for companies such as Lucent Technologies, Sun Microsystems, Oracle Corporation, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. He got his first email account in 1989, and before immersing himself in the web, he was a physicist, a high school teacher, a low level radioactive waste facility manager, an online science fiction magazine editor, a multimedia engineer, and an Oracle instructor. These days he is an independent consultant, helping companies make the most of the internet. He gets through life with the help of his beautiful wife Sarah, who may never know how important she is to him. They live in Florida with their teenage son Sean.