John Berliner

Director of Technology

BA, Columbia University; MA, Yale University

John Berliner studied Computer Science and Literature at Columbia University, and received a Master’s degree in English Literature from Yale University in 1988. He played in a succession of unsuccessful avant-punk rock bands, often opening for other artists who would go on to become rich and famous, while working as an independent software developer and IT consultant for 16 years. John joined the Live Oak staff in 2003. His two children, Cole and Sasha, are graduates of Live Oak. John enjoys surfing, the whole tone scale, and New French Extremity horror films. john_berliner@liveoaksf.org