Presently I live, write, consult and take photos from my home-base in Napa Valley California.


  • writer: journalist, columnist, fiction

  • instructor: photography, scuba, fitness, meditation

  • photographer: clients and freelance

  • consultant: wine, business and food

  • ceo: former ceo of knights bridge winery

  • phd: biology, post-doc (harvard)

  • military: US navy

  • chef: former professional chef in the napa valley, san francisco and europe

  • entrepreneur: three startups (technology, biology, wine)

  • family: wife, children, dog, cat

For a complete background go to LinkedIn