Thomas S. Ruby

I have experience in desktop, database, web, embedded software and electronic design.


  • 1984 to 1988 Western Illinois University

    While pursuing my BS and MS degrees at Western Illinois University, I worked for the Student Housing department on many computer projects involving early networks, first to provide computer access and database programs for housing employees and resident hall personel, then providing network access for students.

  • 1978 to 1984 Electronic Equipment Technician, Honeywell Micro Switch.

    I worked in a department of creative engineers and technicians producing microcomputer operated equipment mainly for production line testing and automation. I loved the variation in my duties, including writing programs, designing electronic circuits, constructing electronic machinery, maintaining and repairing equipment. Programming in 8080 assembly, FORTH and Pascal.