Patrick Vennebush loves puzzles, problems, and jokes. His book "Math Jokes 4 Mathy Folks" contains 400+ jokes for teachers, students, and geeks of all types. At the 2010 Annual Meeting of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, it sold more copies than any other title in the 80-year history of the conference.
Vennebush attended Penn State, from which he received an Alumni Achievement Award (2007). He received a master's degree from the University of Maryland. He was the Online Projects Manager at NCTM for 8 years, and he now leads the development of digital textbooks for Discovery Education.