David Wood is Technical Director of Plugged In Software in Brisbane,
Australia, where he works with a wonderful team producing Java custom
software. In his eclectic career he has been a ship's navigator, deep
sea salvage engineer, and aerospace project manager for the U.S. Navy,
and consulted to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and
Netscape. David enjoys hiking and sailing with his very patient wife
and teaching his son Perl before he goes to kindergarten.
David holds degrees in mechanical, electrical, aeronautical, and
astronautical engineering from the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School and
the Virginia Military Institute.