Rod Biresch started his professional career in hardware as an Integrate Circuit (IC) layout designer. He found more creative opportunities in developing software and has been coding since the 1990s. Rod lives in the Philadelphia area and is a consultant for Chariot Solutions. He also serves as an Advisory Board member for the Western Design Center. Away from his day job, Rod is an avid golfer, loves to travel and likes to tinker with 65xx technology.