Oban was born and raised in San Francisco, California but spent significant portions of his childhood in Northern New Mexico. He's an accomplished Web Programmer, Database Engineer and Systems Administrator. He's been the lead Systems Administrator for ISP's, programmed for startups during the dot com heyday, built the back end of many enterprise level web sites, and lead teams of programmers and systems administrators through completion of countless successful projects. He now manages the Brownrice Internet staff, keeps the network humming, and chases his wife and twin boys around during his time off.
Vanessa Moon started at Dell Computers and her successful career while there was interrupted by love for an artist in Taos, New Mexico, whom she married and left Austin and Dell. In New Mexico Vanessa worked as Technical Support Manager for a software company that specialized in Ticketing, Point-of-Sale and Guest Management solutions for Ski Resorts, Park & Attractions and Museums & Non-profits. She is now a Manager at Brownrice Internet and loving every minute of it. At Brownrice, when not managing everyone's tasks and deadlines, she pitches in and helps with support calls and testing.
Nate Kappen was born and raised in Houston, Texas, where he grew up with a love for computers, video games and technology. He started his career as a support technician and worked his way up into system administration and web security, utilizing his problem-solving skills and love of technology to tackle complex challenges. However, even with a successful career in tech, Nate hasn't lost his love for the thrill of the ride. When he's not snowboarding in the local mountains he spends much of his free time in his Taos garage building fast cars and bikes, incorporating the latest technology into his creations. He is currently the Director of Security at Brownrice Internet, where he oversees day to day web security, PCI/HIPAA compliance and server-hardening.
Tucker's bio coming soon!