Craig A. Damon's Biography

Craig A. Damon Biography


Born March 9, 1958 in Cincinnati Ohio.
Raised in Baltimore, Maryland.

Married Leslie Lynn Damon (nee Hill) on May 30, 1983.
Christopher Arthur Damon was born on December 31, 1994.
Hope to return to Palace Cove, Arrowsic, Maine any day now.

Member, Society of American Baseball Researchers


School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Sept 1994-
PhD Candidate

Bowdoin College, 1976-1979
Bachelors degree in Physics and Philosophy.


Work History

Palace Cove Software Services

January 1993-

Conultant. Consulting tasks included work on a relational database, an object oriented database, a C++ compiler, and a hospital social work management system.

Progress Software, Technology Group.

January 1990-October 1992

Manager. The technology group was a separate, entrepreneurial unit charged with developing a second product family for Progress Software. The group was responsible for the product development, marketing and documentation of Project FutureShock, an object oriented development platform designed to support a wide range of users in a complete, modern environment. As manager of the group, reporting to the President, I was responsible for all operations of the Nashua, NH facility. Additional responsibilities included architect and lead engineer of the development effort.

Juniper Software

November 1988-December 1989:

President, Chief Technical Officer. The principal designer and implementor of Persist, a second generation object oriented database.


(Co-founder) (now called Ontos)
September 1985 - November 1988:

Consulting Engineer. A principal designer and implementor of Vbase, a commercially available object oriented database product. Primary areas of responsibility included languages (design and implementation of an object oriented extended C), performance, modelling and abstraction mechanisms.

Mosaic Technologies

November 1983 - August 1985:

Member of Technical Staff, Languages. Projects designed and implemented include an assembler, a pascal compiler and a common optimizing code generator for 32032 architecture.

Urban Data Processing

January 1982 - November 1983:

Director of Software Development. Urban Data was a small ($5M/yr) software house / service bureau specializing in marketing data bases for large financial institutions. Oversaw rewrite of major product and introduction of two new products. Member of five person operating committee responsible for all corporate decisions.

July 1981 - January 1982:

Wright-Pierce Architects and Engineers



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