Richard Gordon has 30 years of experience in agile web development and industrial design-automation software. He has a Master's degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University and a Science Baccalaureate with honors from Brown University. His career spans microprocessor design at AT&T Bell laboratories, electronic-design-automation, software development at Mentor Graphics and Tera Systems, which he founded. He is the founder and lead YAK at YAKiToMe! Co., the Internet's first text-to-speech SaaS portal.