Tom Risser

Technical Writer

{ Phone: 415.515.2999}

Highly successful technical writer with over 15 years of experience in the computer systems, software, and medical electronics industries. Proven track record in producing high-quality printed and online documentation within tight schedules. Known for a unique blend of scientific and technical knowledge with programming, marketing and writing skills. Demonstrated ability to master complex technical subjects quickly.

Areas of Expertise

Skills and Tools

Client List

Past and present clients number more than thirty, and include:

SRI International                   Global Healthcare Assoc.
Applied Materials Imatron
Quova Hewlett-Packard
Oceania Netscape
Inxight Software Icarian
Sigaba NetIQ
Tellme/Microsoft Spoken Translation
Sun Microsystems, Java Group          Sun Microsystems, x64 Systems Group


  • M.B.A., Marketing, Haas School, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • Ph.D., Physics, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • B.A., Physics, Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

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