Chris Pergantis, Information Officer Board Member,, has a background encompassing mainframe to programmable logic chips, including COMS, Macintosh OS, and MS Windows. His software development background includes over sixteen different programming languages with experience in multiple types of business and industry. Everything including robotics, visual recognition, industrial manufacturing, and business applications make up his three decades of experience. Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Southern Polytechnic Institute, and the proprietary Control Data Institute make up a variety of approaches to the learning experience. As an instructor for Career Development Institute, he provided valuable direction to future software engineers. He is currently the CEO of Accelerated Design, Inc. (accelerateddesign.com) which specializes in the development of custom software for OEMs and VAR’s, as well as, providing custom and pre-developed applications for business clients.