J. P. Cardone is a writer/producer of educational video programs and interactive CD-ROMs, working for a variety of clients in healthcare. His company, Hospital Video Network, based in Long Island, New York, serves most of the major hospitals in the New York metropolitan area. In addition to writing, John enjoys a variety of activities, including kayaking, beach volleyball, biking, swing dancing, and is determined to someday play jazz on the piano. J. P. Cardone resides in Long Island, New York, with his wife, Kathleen. Their two children, Jenna and Chris, have both grown into young adulthood and are developing careers.