William Hertling, MSc, MBA
MSc, MBA writes novels about artificial intelligence and the future of technology.
He authored Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears, A.I. Apocalypse, The Last Firewall, The Case of the Wilted Broccoli, and Indie & Small Press Book Marketing.
Avogadro Corp: The Singularity Is Closer Than It Appears is an Amazon bestselling techothriller, and the winner of the Foreword Reviews Science Fiction Book of the Year.
A.I. Apocalypse is also a bestselling technothriller and was nominated for the Prometheus Award for Best Novel.
The Last Firewall is his most recent novel: In the year 2035, one nineteen-year-old girl is all that stands between a murderous artificial intelligence and its quest for world domination. The Last Firewall was endorsed by tech luminaries including Harper Reed (CTO for Obama Campaign), Ben Huh (CEO Cheezburger), Brad Feld (managing director Foundry Group), Amber Case (cyborg anthropologist), and Chris Anderson (CEO 3DRobotics, former Editor-in-Chief Wired).
Will was a cofounder and Director of Engineering at Tripwire, and a web strategist and software developer at Hewlett-Packard where he obtained numerous software engineering patents in the areas of networking protocols, printing, and web applications.
He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up a digital native in the early days of bulletin board systems. His first experiences with net culture occurred when he wired seven phone lines into the back of his Apple IIe to build an online chat system.
Will earned his BSc in Computer Science at the City University of New York–Brooklyn College in 1992. He earned his MSc in Computer Science at the University of Arizona in 1994. He earned his MBA at Bainbridge Graduate Institute in 2005.
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