Ken Blake is a Microsoft Windows - Shell/User MVP. He started working with computers as a programmer on an IBM 1401 in 1962, and held a variety of progressively more-responsible jobs until his retirement in 1993. In the earliest days, his involvement was with mainframes, but toward the end of his career, he also had personal computer responsibilities.
More recently, Ken has been active on several Windows newsgroups, Microsoft and others (these days mostly microsoft.public.windowsxp.* and microsoft.public.windows.vista.*). He also served as President of the Tucson Computer Society for four years and was editor of the Tucson Computer Society Journal for over six years. Ken continues to write articles for the TCS Journal, and is active on the TCS listserv, where he provides technical support.