|Don Breda - Technical Support Director, DBT Tech Support|
|Bob Fleischer - Product Tester|
|David Holladay - Senior Technical Staff|
|Neal Kuniansky - Marketing Director|
|Caryn Navy - Senior Technical Staff|
|Anne Ronco - Executive Assistant|
|Scott Ronco - Shipping|
|Andrew Sullivan - Production|
|Genevieve Sullivan - Treasurer|
|Joe Sullivan - President|
|Peter Sullivan - VP of Software Development|
|Dan Thibert - Network administrator, DBT Technical Support||Dana Winikates - Software Engineer|
Don Breda is Technical Support Director. Don has extensive training in blindness-related products of all kinds through his prior work at National Braille Press and Perkins School. Don does the bulk of technical support for DBT.
Bob Fleischer is our product tester. He is our newest employee; one day he just showed up in our midst. He has worked at Digital, Compaq, and HP without having to change his job. Bob uses a combination of automated testing and intuition to locate problematic aspects of Duxbury products.
David Holladay plays a variety of roles maintaining embosser and language information, as well as maintaining various internal and external web sites. David has an SB degree from MIT. David was the founder and president of Raised Dot Computing. David, along with his wife Caryn, is providing funding for the new Cosmo Brailler. He recently wrote a book of fiction.
Neal Kuniansky joined Duxbury in 1996. He is responsible for marketing and sales at Duxbury. One of Neal's passions is braille literacy and he has been known to carry this soapbox with him around the world. Neal has a BA in Publications Management from the University of GA and a Masters of Taxation from Georgia State University.
Caryn Navy handles technical support for MegaDots. She also does a variety of other tasks, including developing and supporting our JAWS script files, and Hebrew translation in DBT. She has a Bachelor's degree from MIT, as well as a Ph.D. in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin. Caryn is the Chair of the Refreshable Braille Technical Committee for BANA. Caryn, along with her husband David, is providing funding for the new Cosmo Brailler.
Anne Ronco has been part of Duxbury since 1999. She manages many of the databases at Duxbury, and facilitates some of Joe's communications. She received her BA degree from Merrimack College.
Joe Sullivan is the company president and the chief architect of the original Duxbury Braille Translator software. He is a mathematician by schooling (Boston College H.S. 1958, Boston College A.B. Mathematics 1962, Northeastern University M.S. Mathematics 1968), and has designed software for most of his working life. He worked at the U.S. Navy's David Taylor Model Basin, at Bunker-Ramo Corporation, and at MITRE Corporation before helping to found Duxbury Systems. Joe's present affiliations include:
- Member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
- Member of the Unified English Braille Code (UEBC) committee, International Council on English Braille (ICEB)
Past affiliations include:
- Treasurer, member of the Executive Committee and member of the U.S. delegation to the ICEB
- ACM representative on the BANA Board
- Member, Texas Commission on Braille Textbook Production
- Chairman of Committee II (the basic code design committee) of the Unified Braille Code Research Project of the ICEB
- Member of the Literary Braille Technical Committee, Braille Authority of North America (BANA)
- Member of the Computer Braille Technical Committee, BANA
Publications include "Braille Translation" in Uses of Computers in Aiding the Handicapped (Raviv, North-Holland, 1981).
- The Golden Keys award from the National Association to Promote the Use of Braille (1994)
- The Winston Gordon Award from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (1995)
- The Migel Award from the American Foundation for the Blind (1996)
- The Braille Excellence Award from the Braille Authority of North America (1994)
- The Blind SA Medal of Honour from Blind SA, presented in Johannesburg, South Africa, May 7, 2012
- Named one of President Obama's Champions of Change for STEM Equality for Americans with Disabilities in a White House ceremony also coincidentally on May 7, 2012
- "Hands On!" Awardee at the National Braille Press gala, October 28, 2016
Joe is married to Gen and together they have seven children, three of whom work at Duxbury, fourteen grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Peter Sullivan is Vice President of Software Development. Peter has a bachelor's degree from MIT. If it relates to the windows, menus, fonts, or the putting together of all the pieces in the modern editions of any of our software, Peter probably did it. Click here for Peter Sullivan's CV. He directed the project to set up the nightly build process which has enhanced the quality of all of Duxbury software.
Dan Thibert is chief of operations and does some DBT technical support. He has a BS from Salve Regina University in Rhode Island and trained as an electronic technician in the US Army. He's been with the company since 1998. Motorcyles are is life. He likes to commute on his Kawasaki Concours 14.
Dana Winikates worked for Duxbury in "the old days" and returned to the company in 2009. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from Boston University and contributes to software development on the DBT and other Duxbury products.
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