Mark Edward Soper is the co-founder and president of Select Systems & Associates, Inc, a technology research, training, and writing organization. Mark is a world-class technology writer and trainer with an international reach, with books available in English, Spanish, Polish, French, Italian, Swedish, Russian, Chinese, and other languages. A proven bridge between users and technology, helping users to grasp, master, and seek new and better technologies. Mark is a 35-year tech veteran and a human tech multitool, having written or co-authored over 40 books on CompTIA tech certifications, computer hardware and software troubleshooting, operating systems, networking, digital photography, and self-service help desk topics. Mark has also taught these and other topics across the US.
Mark’s latest books include CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ FC0-U61 Cert Guide (Pearson), Expanding Your Raspberry Pi: Storage, printing, peripherals, and network connections for your Raspberry Pi (Apress), and Mike Meyers’ CompTIA A+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting PCs Lab Manual, Sixth Edition (McGraw-Hill).
Mark has CompTIA A+ and Microsoft MOS – Microsoft Excel 2013 certifications, and currently teaches Microsoft Office classes for University of Southern Indiana. Mark blogs at www.markesoper.com.
Here’s a sampling of what co-workers and readers have said about Mark:
Not only did Mark work for me as an instructor, but I have also been a student of his, I’ve learned much from the many books and articles he’s written… All comments showed Mark to be a world-class instructor… Besides expert knowledge of technical matters, his insights into other topics always left me with a broader perspective and often had me re-thinking an issue. (Mayer Rubin, LinkedIn recommendation
I have several popular computer books by Soper and found them very instructive and helpful. (WF Borman, from a five-star review of Mark’s IT Fundamentals+ book at Amazon.com)
“Easy Windows 8,” by Mark Edward Soper, $25, is by far the best and easiest of the Windows 8 books we’ve seen. It’s from QuePublishing.com and has screen shots on every page to help step you though(Bob and Joy Schwabach, ON Computers column, Worcester, MA Telegram.com newspaper)
This is a perfect book for the digital age. It’s extensive and accessible on every level. It combines the best of a teaching and reference work. Chuck full of illustrations, photos, flowcharts, and screen-captures, this book sets the standard as a “must have.” (Robert L Harris, from a four-star review of PC and Gadget Help Desk at Amazon.com)