PETER A. ZUCKERMAN

E-mail: pazpax@hpn.org
Web:
http://www.hpn.org/pazpax

Technical and Educational Background

Mr. Zuckerman is a consultant specializing in developing innovative educational programs for business and government. He provides program development and promotion support for the production of conferences and seminars on information technologies, management, telecommunications and government policy. He also has considerable expertise in both conventional and electronic publishing, including the setup and maintenance of several web sites on the Internet.

He has over forty years of experience in information systems development, knowledge utilization and management. He worked, as a management consultant and systems analyst, for consulting firms, governmental organizations and the defense industry. His employment included the County of Los Angeles, Israel Aircraft Industries, North American Aviation Corporation, Northrop Corporation, System Development Corporation and the U.S. Professional Development Institute. He also served two years in the U.S. Army and three years in the Active Reserves.

He became one of the founders and long-term secretary-treasurer of the World Future Society, a scientific and educational association of over 30,000 members worldwide. He was the project manager of the "Resources Directory for America's Third Century," a research project for the American Revolution Bicentennial Administration, funded by the Library of Congress and the National Science Foundation.

Mr. Zuckerman also serves as the president of the Human Progress Network (HPN) (formerly American Peace Network), a non-profit educational organization dedicated to world peace and human survival. The activities of organization included research about national and world problems, publishing, and networking with other organizations involved with improving the human condition. The focus of the organization currently is the worldwide correction of political mismanagement and the downsizing of the military institution, so that well-functioning human societies can develop. Emphasis is on the potential for connecting concerned citizens globally through the Internet.

Mr. Zuckerman received a B.S. degree in business administration from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). He continued his graduate studies at UCLA, receiving a Master's degree in Business Administration (MBA). He had a Certificate in Data Processing (CDP), and was a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in California.

He is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma (business honorary society), the Global Ideas Bank and the Internet Society. He also holds a professional membership in the World Future Society.

Mr. Zuckerman is the author of Systems Life Cycle Standards (Brandon/Systems Press, 1970) and A New Covenant--Blueprint for Survival (American Peace Network, 1988). He also submitted in 1990 an entry to The Turner Tomorrow Awards, titled: Abolish War! The Life and Times of A Peacemaker. The novel is modeled after Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward, in an attempt to offer a utopian, yet realistic scenario of a feasible and attainable future.

He is currently completing a new book titled Beyond the Holocaust: Survival or Extinction? experimentally published on the Internet.

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