Dr. Carson has worked in the computer technology
field for his entire career. He has developed major software systems, and
is a recognized authority on computer storage systems. Dr. Carson is a regular
speaker at industry events and has published numerous papers in scientific journals
He was Chief Technology Officer and Managing Director, Technical Services
at IMS Systems, a storage systems integrator based in Silver Spring, MD. He was
Vice President, R&D at OTG Software and Chief Technology Officer at BakBone
Software. As the original founder of Tracer Technologies in 1991, Dr. Carson designed and implemented
Tracer's flagship product line, and led the
company’s engineering and technical support teams until the sale of Tracer in 2000.
Prior to that he was a member of the computer science faculty at the University
of Maryland and the University of Virginia. He was formerly the treasurer
of the Storage Networking Industry Association. He has served for more than 20 years as a volunteer board member at
Langton Green, Inc., a provider of residential services for people with developmental
disabilities, with six as board president.
Dr. Carson holds the M. S. and Ph. D. degrees in computer science from the University
of Virginia, and is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the national engineering honor society.