Meet GTDtimes Newest Contributor, Eric Mack.
Date: Thursday, April 24, 2008 by GTD Times Staff
Many of you probably already know the name Eric Mack. He’s a long standing and highly respected member of the GTD community and he’s been authoring multiple blogs related to productivity and Getting Things Done for some time: : EricMackOnline and NotesOnProductivity . For the past 15 years, Eric has served David Allen in a number of roles, as his personal technologist, chief technology advisor, and director of technology
Eric has been a technologist since his early teens. He built his first computer system at age 15, and quickly branched into software development when, at 16, he designed and developed flight-planning software for a Lear Jet charter company. At 18, Eric launched his first consulting firm to help organizations deploy microcomputer technology in a pre-IBM PC era.
Over the next two decades, Eric lent his technological expertise to numerous businesses and organizations, including the U.S. Air Force, which asked him to help establish its first microcomputer system. Through his software company, Peloria Technology Corporation (founded in 1992), Eric developed wireless messaging and server-based agent technology for messaging applications. His MailScout software sold more than 500,000 licenses.
Today, through his new company, ICA.COM, Inc., Eric promotes his ICA consulting model for eProductivity. His eProductivity suite of software for Lotus Notes (launched in 2007) implements the Getting Things Done methodology espoused by Eric’s friend David Allen.
Eric and his wife, Kathy, live in a tiny resort community in the mountains of Southern California, where they home educate their four daughters. Eric holds a degree in Organizational Management and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Information and Knowledge Management.