Mr. Neerings has had a long and successful career in managing high-tech growth companies. As CTO, he is responsible for oversight of all technical components of the DIY Media Platform and its related services, across the various asset types it supports including music, video, games, and audiobooks. Prior to joining DIY Media, Inc., he was Chief Operating Officer for Miri Systems, LLC. a provider of transaction security systems for mobile and online e-commerce. Before joining Miri Systems, Mr. Neerings was Chief Technology Officer of HouseRaising, Inc. and President of HouseRaising Academy, a wholly owned division of the company. Previously, he was founder and CEO of LearnBytes which was acquired by HouseRaising. He served as the Vice President of IT for Muzak and oversaw the digitization effort of over 1.5 million songs in the Muzak catalog. Before joining Muzak, while at Primus Knowledge Solutions, Mr. Neerings led the professional services team in deploying knowledge management systems for large fortune 500 high-tech companies such as Intel, 3Com, Nortel, and 3M. Mr. Neerings was one of the original founders of Egghead University and designed the Performance-Based Training methodology used in Egghead University training. Mr. Neerings has an MA in Organizational Communications from Brigham Young University and a BA in Philosophy from the University of Utah.