Mark C. Irgang is the Associate Publisher of Linux Journal. He started his publishing career as an account service representative for an interactive marketing and database provider and quickly moved into the role of manager of account services, overseeing 50+ databases while gaining knowledge of both magazines and technology as the industry evolved. Specializing in customer relationship management, he has been responsible for creating subscriber retention methods and building comprehensive web pages as well as corporate databases. In his spare time, Mark can be found restoring MCM furniture, working on home improvement projects and encouraging his friends to use Linux. You can contact Mark via e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org.