Glenn Weadock is president of Independent Software, Inc. (ISI), a Denver-area computer consulting firm he cofounded in 1982. As an office automation specialist, he works with personal computers, networks, and minicomputers and has designed, installed and supported hundreds of systems across the United States.
Weadock has written 13 commercial books to date. His titles include Creating Cool PowerPoint 97 Presentations with Emily Weadock (IDG, 1997), Bulletproofing Windows 98 with Gerald R. Routledge (McGraw-Hill, 1998), Small Business Networking For Dummies (IDG, 1998), and Windows 2000 Registry For Dummies (IDG 1999).
Through ISI, Weadock also designs and presents technical seminars on Windows and help desk topics. He has conducted more than 160 intensive, two-day public and on-site seminars since 1988. As course director, Glenn wrote seminars, created instructor slide shows, wrote marketing materials, and served as main instructor on such topics as: supporting and troubleshooting Windows 95; troubleshooting and fine-tuning the networked PC; and customer service excellence for the help desk professional.
In January 1998, Weadock testified as the Department of Justice's technical expert in a contempt hearing regarding Windows 95 and Internet Explorer. In November 1998, he testified as one of three technical expert witnesses, along with computer science professors from Princeton and MIT, in the landmark U.S. vs. Microsoft antitrust trial, on issues of corporate computing practices and Web browser integration.
Weadock graduated with distinction from Stanford University in 1980 with a B.S. in General Engineering.