Mitchell David Waite


1999–2001                   LLC

Chief Executive Officer

·     Launched RavenQuote stock charting software.

·     Increased sales of RavenQuote to $0.5 million.

·     Added 750 customers paying $40/mo in 3 months.

·     Designed and constructed Web site


Sausalito, CA


1990–1996                            Waite Group Press, Inc.

Publisher and CEO (see sample books)

·     Increased sales from 0 to $10 million in five years.

·     Managed 30 employees,

·     Published 30 computer books per year.

·     Sold to Simon and Schuster for $10 million.


Corte Madera, CA


1977–1996                           The Waite Group, Inc.

Author and CEO

·     Wrote 25 computer books under my own imprint.

·     Worked with 15 publishers.

·     Expanded writing team from 2 to 50 authors.

·     Signed 15-book $1-million contract with NAL.


Mill Valley, CA


1975–1977                            Digital Telephone Systems

Technical and Freelance writer

·     Wrote manuals for Codec-based digital PBX systems

·     Received company’s highest award for technical writing.

·     Developed Installers training course.


Ignacio, CA

1971–1973                            Inner Space Electronics

Electronic Technician

·     Designed microvolt level EEG biofeedback amplifiers.

·     Silk-screening and photo fabrication for printed circuits.

·     Wrote and published first article for Popular Electronics.


Berkeley, CA

1968–1971                            Physics Dept, College of Marin

Electronic Lab Technician

·     Maintenance & calibration of oscilloscopes, ph meters, etc.

·     Design and construction of instrumentation interface circuits.

·     Surplus equipment renovation.


Kentfield, CA

 1964–1965                            Western Electric Co  

Telephone Installer

·     Installation and testing of telephone switching equipment.

·     Cable running, soldering, mainframe installation & alignment.

Sunnyvale, CA


1971–1975                            Sonoma State University 

·     B.S., Nuclear Physics.

·     GPA 3.85.


1968–1971                            College of Marin    

·     Associate of Science in Physical Science and Math.

·     GPA 3.85.


1967–1968                             Healds Engineering College

·     Electronic theory in AC and DC circuits, radio & TV repair

·     Solid State and digital electronics.

·     GPA 4.00. 


Rohnert Park, CA


Kentfield, CA


San Francisco, CA




·     Analog Instrumentation

·     Digital Electronics



·     Visual Basic, JavaScript, Java, C++, C, HTML

·     Solid State and digital electronics.


Web Design

·     HTML, XML, FrontPage, PageMill, Dreamweaver

·     Flash, Swish


Page and Graphics Design

·     Photoshop, PageMaker, Freehand, Quark Xpress


Digital Video

·     Final Cut Pro


Stock Market

·     Stock Trading, Options, Naked Puts


Computers, swimming, hiking, cooking, Zen, biofeedback future studies


1st Class FCC Radiotelephone

Sample of Books Authored, Coauthored and Published
The Waite Group's C++ Primer Plus
by Stephen Prata (Paperback - September 1998)
Avg. Customer Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars
Other Editions: Paperback | All Editions
The Waite Group's Object-Oriented Programming in C++
by Robert Lafore, Waite Group (Paperback - December 1998)
Avg. Customer Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars
Waite Group's Visual Basic Source Code Library
by Brian Shea, et al (Paperback)
Avg. Customer Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars
The Waite Group's C Primer Plus
by Stephen Prata
Avg. Customer Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

The Waite Group's Unix System V Primer
by Mitchell Waite, et al (Paperback - July 1992)
Avg. Customer Rating: 5.0 out of 5 stars
  UNIX Primer Plus, Third Edition (Other Waite Group)
by Stephen Prata, et al (Paperback)
Avg. Customer Rating: 3.3 out of 5 stars
Samba Primer Plus (Other Waite Group)
by Matt Gillard (Paperback - March 2000)
Not Yet Published
The Waite Group's Visual Basic 6 How-To
by Eric Brierley, et al (Paperback - October 1998)
Avg. Customer Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars
Waite Group's Visual Basic 6 Database How-To
by Eric Winemiller (Editor), et al (Paperback - August 1998)
Avg. Customer Rating: 2.8 out of 5 stars

See 80 Waite Group titles.