Daryl J. Eigen served in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967 and was wounded in combat more than once. Daryl earned a Ph.D. in
Engineering from Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. and an M.A. from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, CA. He worked as a Member and Supervisor of Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories and held executive positions in several high tech firms in the networking and communications field. He has published over 30 peer-reviewed articles and contributed a number of key developments including one of the first, if not the first, software simulations of an artificial neural network under special grants in 1970 to 1973. He led the introduction of speech recognition in the telephone network by using a machine recognition of 1 and O for collect call acceptance. He did early work on Cluster Analysis for NASA and on Big Data for The Bell System. More Importantly Daryl has a beautiful wife, a son and daughter and a 5 grand children. Daryl lives with his wife near Santa Fe, New Mexico.