John Meister is a retired technical specialist and instructor, a Jack of all Trades, master of some.
Interests include Biblical prophecy, photography, kayaking (flat water), Linux, and road trips, preferably in a Diesel Jeep.
Over his career John has taught: electronics theory, design, troubleshooting and repair; microprocessors and assembly language programming; computer programming and science; systems analysis and design; operating systems (UNIX, Linux, Microsoft, etc.); shell scripting and the vi editor ; web design and HTML; technical writing and career planning; automotive maintenance and repair; and an overview of the Bible.
John has held positions in a variety of corporations and industries as a System Administrator, systems analyst, circuit designer, equipment engineer, technical instructor, computer lab manager, adjunct faculty, electronics technician, mechanic, salesman, photographer and technical lead. Some of those companies were: Intel, O'Reilly Media, Boeing Electronics, Boeing Computer Services, Boeing Commercial Airplanes, ITT Tech, AT&T, Western Wireless, T-Mobile, Cingular, Merck, Intermec, City University of Seattle, Georgia Military College, Everett Community College, Prosoft, Develop Intelligence, New Horizons and other training companies nationwide. John served in the US Army Signal Corps attaining the rank of E-6, Staff Sergeant, specialized in the repair, installation and service of secure voice and data encrypted communication systems, served 5 years in Germany, an then as a TSEC/KG-13A instructor at the Signal School at Fort Gordon.
As an O'Reilly Media author John created the LPIC-2 Certification exam study video series, released July 2016 - http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920050209.do
- MSTM - Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
- BSc, AA - University of Maryland
- AA - Central Texas College
- US Army Signal School - 32F/32G/31S/31T
- Western Seminary (MDiv CEd - no degree)
- Cogswell College North (BSEE - no degree)
- Cleveland Institute of Electronics (Advanced Electronics & Troubleshooting)
Listed in: Who's Who in Science and Engineering; Who's Who in American Education; Who's Who in America; Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America; Who's Who Among Young American Professionals; and, Who's Who in the West (since 1987).