David Kramer founded and ran two custom software companies for a total of 22 years. He sold his second business in 2000 to begin a teaching career and now teaches Computer Science at Metro State University of Denver. He is a published author of Entering the Real World, a book with ideas to help the next generation take its place in the world. David has climbed all 54 of Colorado’s “Fourteeners,” mountains with summits over 14,000 feet (4,267 meters). He earned a B.Sc. degree (Phi Beta Kappa) in Mathematics at the City College of New York and an M.Sc. degree (with three excellence awards) in Computer Science at the Weizmann Institute of Science.