Jim Wells has over 30 years experience in all aspects of computing and data communications. He has worked in both industry and academe for companies including IBM, Harris, Hewlett-Packard, Datacom (Saudi Arabia), and Northern Telecom, and for Stanford University, University of Manitoba (Canada), ETH (Switzerland), University of Central Florida, Florida Insititute of Technology, and the Communications Research Center (Canada).

His applications experience spans administration, design and manufacturing. Jim has a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, a Master's degree in Computer Science from Stanford University, and earned his Ed.S. from Florida Tech in Science Education.

Jim was a founding partner and Vice President of InternetU, the first Internet Service Provider in Melbourne, Florida. He had responsibilities in two areas: for a good part of InternetU's history he was lead engineer, with sole responsibility for dedicated circuit connections. He was instrumental in bringing ISDN and 56K capability to InternetU customers. He was also head of Marketing, and became very active in community organizations.


Randi Pollack has taught university-level computer science for more than 12 years, most recently at the Florida Institute of Technology. She has consulted for various corporations, including Armco Steel, Harris, and Anthropology Research Project, and has done work for the U.S. Air Force. She has a Ph.D. in Anthropology from Ohio State University, and a Master's degree in Computer Science from Wright State University, and has been using the Internet since 1987. She is President of Web Showcase.

Randi was a founding partner and President of InternetU, the first Internet Service Provider in Melbourne, Florida. InternetU went through 4 years of growth and expansion, remaining one of the most reliable and respected ISPs in the area until it was sold in 1998. This allowed Randi to focus on that area of the Internet that she finds most exciting, the World Wide Web.