Troy D. Johnson is the founder and webmaster of AALBC.com. He started AALBC.com in October of 1997, and today it is the oldest, largest, and most frequently visited website dedicated to books written by or about people of African descent. In addition to AALBC.com, Mr. Johnson has launched several other Internet-based businesses including Edit 1st, a manuscript editing service. In addition to his entrepreneurial ventures, Mr. Johnson has over 20 years of corporate experience, in roles ranging from designing wide area networks for defense contractors to managing international projects for Wall Street firms. As an educator, Johnson teaches Principles of Web Design and Information Systems at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business.