About the Author
Martin Trautschold is an entrepreneur, author, consultant and avid cyclist who lives in Ormond Beach, Florida. Together with Ned, he co-founded developed and then sold a BlackBerry wireless software company. Martin managed the international software development team, marketed and sold to Fortune 500, small companies and individuals, provided technical customer support, training and wrote dozens of technical “how to” knowledgebase articles. Martin has over 15 years of technology and management consulting experience from several of the largest consulting firms. Martin holds an MBA from Northwestern University and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Princeton University. He is devoting his time to writing and promoting new BlackBerry Made Simple books and BlackBerry consulting projects. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Gary Mazo is a writer, a College Professor, a gadget nut and an ordained rabbi. Gary joined BlackBerry Made Simple in 2007 and has co - authored the last two books in the BlackBerry Made Simple Series. He serves as VP of the company as well. Gary also teaches at the University of Phoenix – teaching Writing, Philosophy, Technical Writing and more. Gary is a regular contributor to CrackBerry.com – writing product reviews and adding Editorial Content. Gary is also the Director of Kollel of Cape Cod – a cutting edge Jewish Educational institution/Congregation in Marstons Mills, Massachusetts. He holds a BA in Anthropology from Brandeis University. Gary earned his M.A.H.L (Masters in Hebrew Letters) as well as ordination as Rabbi from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has served congregations in Dayton, Ohio, Cherry Hill, New Jersey and Hyannis, Massachusetts. His first book, entitled “And the Flames Did Not Consume us” achieved critical acclaim and was published by Rising Star Press in 2000. Gary is married to Gloria Schwartz Mazo and between them, they have six children. Gary can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org.