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Tony Alexander is Systems Administrator at the Museum's Center for Biodiversity and Conservation. With over 35 years of experience on the Macintosh platform, plus over 13 years of Linux and Windows experience, Tony is responsible for maintaining all CBC computers, servers and peripheral equipment, as well as training CBC personnel in the use of hardware and software. Tony has a background in electronics, photography, graphic art, and desktop publishing. Prior to joining the CBC in 1999, Tony was a computer consultant to several Fortune 500 companies, the New York City Department of Education, the Director of Electronic Imaging for the New York Times Picture Desk, and was an air traffic controller while serving in the United States Marine Corps. Tony has a B.A. in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine. He is a top-notch Unix/Linux server administrator and is familiar with most modern programming and scripting languages. Tony is responsible for I.T. support for all CBC conferences and symposiums and does all editing and postproduction work on video from these events.