About Us

Computer Tamer® is family owned and operated

 Paul Catano started Computer Tamer® in 1993.  He has been working with computers and networks his entire career.  He has a bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Manhattan College and a Master's degree in Digital Electronics from the University of Florida.  Paul has certifications from Microsoft (Microsoft Certified Professional) and from CompTIA (Security Plus).  He worked for SPAWAR Systems Center San Diego for years as a network administrator and cyber security specialist.  Paul has taught computer related classes, logic systems and Calculus at USD and UCSD Extension.  He has also been and invited guest speaker 6 times at the California  Computer Expo.

 

 


 

 

Chris Catano has been a Computer Tamer® consultant since 2000.  He is a graduate of University of California Santa Barbara.  Chris has certifications from Microsoft, Citrix and VMware .  Currently he has been involved in the "cloud" aspect of information technology designing solutions for companies.  He realizes that the next generation of IT operations is in the virtual and software defined data centers.  His current objectives are: Disaster Recovery, Software Defined Datacenters, Advanced Storage and Networking Virtual Architecture, and Dynamic Operations.  Chris has been awarded the annual VMware vExpert title for his work in virtual machine technology and in the Virtual Machine User's Group (VMUG).

 

 


 

 

Jodi Catano is our financial officer.  She does our billing and manages our accounts in QuickBooks.  Jodi has a bachelor's degree from UCLA and completed graduate courses at UC Berkeley.  She taught junior high students for 35 years in public and parochial schools. While doing this she was the parochial and public school liaison for the coordination and judging for the Greater San Diego County Science Fair.  In addition, she prepared payroll for an Independent Chevron Dealer and was a part time science curriculum consultant for Scantron.