The Peerfocus Team
David R. Morgan is a co-founder and president of Peerfocus. His background is in organizational behavior, survey research, and the design of information systems. From 1989 to 2001, David was Vice President of the Council for Aid to Education, a subsidiary of RAND. He was responsible for the annual Voluntary Support of Education Survey Program, the Corporate Support of Education Survey Program, and CAE’s Web and information systems. Prior to CAE, David worked as a Human Resources Planning and Research Officer at Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York. Among other projects, he developed their first computer-based senior management succession planning system. He was for many years a member of the Advisory Council on Methodology for Giving USA, the annual report on philanthropy published by the American Association of Fund-Raising Counsel Trust for Philanthropy. He has served on an NSF Advisory Panel on Nonprofit Research & Development Activities. David has a BA from Bowdoin College, 1973, an MS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Western Kentucky University, 1979, and has completed all work but the dissertation for a PhD in Organizational Behavior from Yale University.
Leon Miller-Out is a partner and Chief Technical Office at Peerfocus. Leon began working with Peerfocus in 2000 as Senior Application Developer at Comvision. In 2006, Leon founded Singlebrook Technology, Inc., where he leads the team of engineers responsible for creating the unique and secure software systems that enables Peerfocus' efficient data collection and processing. As a partner in our development strategy, Leon draws on a breadth of experience with web-based application programming, security, and network management to keep Peerfocus' technology a step ahead. Leon is a graduate of Cornell University where he received a BS in Engineering.
Kenneth S. Redler is a co-founder of Peerfocus and has been instrumental in driving the evolution and strategic direction of the Peerfocus Web system since its inception. Ken has an extensive background as an Internet applications architect, database developer, and graphic designer and illustrator; his experience with Internet technologies dates back to 1985. Ken specializes in developing business process reengineering strategies and systems through the use of Internet technologies. From 1989 until 1990, Ken was employed by J&J Computing (Suffern, NY) as the Director of Design and Marketing. From 1990 until 1991 he worked as the Graphics Technology Director at Conair Corporation, a manufacturer of home care products located in Stamford, CT. From 1992 until 1994, he was Director of Design Technology at L&A Direct, a Virginia creative direct marketing agency. He is President of Comvision, Inc., which he co-founded in 1994. Ken has a BA Degree in English from Dartmouth College, 1989.
Steven S. Shapiro is a co-founder of Peerfocus and its Administrative and Financial Director. Steve has an extensive background in computer training and consulting for many Fortune 500 companies, including a number of major Wall Street investment firms. From 1984 until 1988, he was the Director of Marketing and Sales at SysEd, Inc. a training and consulting company in New York. Steve is a co-founder of Comvision and PC Learn (a subsidiary that provides computer training and computer training facilities in New York). He manages client relations and marketing for Comvision and is the President of PC Learn. He has a BA Degree in History from Lehigh University, 1984.
Tod L. Shapiro is a co-founder of, and legal counsel to, Peerfocus. He is also the chief technologist for Comvision, specializing in systems integration, relational databases and Internet application development. Tod has extensive experience in personal computer systems and their applications, particularly in relation to the Internet. While a tax attorney with Ernst and Whinney from 1985-1987, he developed PC technology for use in financial analysis and tax preparation at a period when such functions were performed on legacy mainframes. Tod has since applied his experience to generalized systems, consulting, computer training and Internet applications. Tod is a co-founder of PC Learn and Comvision. He has a BA Degree in English from Cornell University, an MBA from Boston University School of Management 1985, and a JD Degree from Boston University School of Law 1985.