Thomas Phinney

Thomas Phinney is VP of FontLab, the font creation tools company. Previously he was at Adobe for over a decade, lastly as product manager for fonts and global typography, and then senior product manager for Extensis (Suitcase Fusion, WebINK web fonts). Thomas is involved in type design as well as writing, teaching, technology/standards, history, and forensics of fonts. He developed on Cyrillic and Latin character set standards for Adobe, as well as designing Latin/Greek/Cyrillic typefaces Hypatia Sans and Cristoforo. Thomas has a MS in printing and typography from the Rochester (NY) Institute of Technology, and an MBA from UC Berkeley. He has been a board member of Association Typographique Internationale since 2004, and its treasurer since 2006.

Portland, Oregon, USA