Mark Waggoner, President

After a four year stint in the U.S. Marines, Mark graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor's Degree in Systems Analysis. Mark has been developing software systems since 1980 with UNIX and Linux technologies and development tools. Mark has trained at over 30 Fortune 500 companies in the U.S. and Canada over the past 16 years. Mark has authored six courseware manuals revolving around UNIX and Linux technologies.

Mark's Resume (PDF)

Testimonials (Yes, these are real and unedited)
Excellent!  Best instructor I have had in years.  Very positive, adapted to students, and encouraged
discussion.  FIRST RATE!
 Korn Shell Programming - Fair Isaac Corporation - San Rafael, CA
This course is easlily the best I have attended in 20 years.  Mr. Waggoner runs the class with great
class.  He should train other instructors!
Advanced UNIX and Korn Shell Programming - BSA - Dallas
Great Job!  This was the best training experience I've had.
UNIX Fundamentals and Scripting - Kansas City Power and Light
This is the first time I find a training course to be interesting.  
UNIX Fundamentals and Scripting - Oppenheimer - New York City
Mark Waggoner was an extremely intelligent and informative instructor.  I learned more in 4 days
with Mark than I learned in 6 months in college about UNIX, vi, and shell scripting.  I highly 
recommend him!!  UNIX Fundamentals and Scripting - Oppenheimer - New York City
Thanks Mark, excellent class, nice seeing you again.
UNIX Fundamentals - OPPD - Omaha
Was surprisingly fun and useful.  Enjoyed challenging him!  UNIX - Metasolv - Dallas
Great course.  Mark is an excellent teacher.    C Programming - Alltel - Twinsburg, OH
I came in knowing nothing about UNIX, but Mark did an eloquent job explaining and teaching.  Thank you!
UNIX Fundamentals - Cingular - Dallas, TX
Very informative, well instructed class.   Advanced UNIX - Albertsons - Salt Lake City, UT
It is a really good training class.  I will recommend to others to attend next time.
Advanced C - Southwestern Bell - Dallas, TX
Mark was a very thorough and patient instructor.  He has a very organized course manual that is
easy to follow.  He kept the class interesting as well.  I would enjoy taking more classes from Mark.
UNIX - Southwestern Bell - Dallas, TX
Excellent instructor!  Best computer instruction that I have received to date.
C++ - Sprint - Washington, DC
Outstanding instructor!  He really knows and communicates the course material extremely well!  Thanks.
UNIX - Safeway - Arcadia, CA
Excellent instructor.  This course was very helpful.  UNIX - Union Pacific - Omaha, NE
Course was well focused to our group.  Very knowledgeable and presented the info clearly and with
excellent use of examples.  AIX - Safeway - Vancouver, BC
Very good!  Very, very, very good instructor.  Very good.  UNIX and Korn Shell - BCBS - Phoenix, AZ
Mark was an excellent instructor.  He could field all questions.  He was extremely courteous
and patient.  C Programming - Alltel - Twinsburg, OH
Excellent instructor.  Very knowledgeable.  Excellent communication.
Perl Programming - Banner Health - Phoenix, AZ
Great instructor - interesting topic.  AIX - Whirlpool - Benton Harbor, MI
Instructor was very good in promoting learning.  Lectures were presented extremely well and were
supplemented with very good discussions.  Advanced UNIX - Warner Lambert - Morris Plains, NJ
Mark solved a shell program problem that AT&T was unable to.  He is a GREAT GUY!
AIX Shell Programming - Whirlpool - Benton Harbor, MI
MARK DID AWESOME!  After sitting through 4 days of UNIX, I really feel like I know it really well.  Mark
really knows what he's talking about!  Thanks!  UNIX - Kimberly Clark - Appleton, WI
The instructor, Mark Waggoner, was excellent.  I would have him be the instructor all the time.  He
was great.  UNIX and Shell Programming - RFK Trucking - Cedar Rapids, IA
Great class, even better instructor.  C Programming - Fresno County - Fresno, CA
Fun class.  Instructor was very knowledgeable in class material.  Like the way he presented and
worked with us in the labs.  C Programming - Fresno County - Fresno, CA

   Updated on February 25, 2010