Tim Berry is founder and chairman of Palo Alto Software, founder of bplans.com, and a co-founder of Borland International. He is author of books and software including conceptual co-author of  LivePlan and author of Business Plan Pro, published by Palo Alto Software; and Lean Business Planning, his latest book, published in 2015 by Motivational Press. He has a Stanford MBA degree and degrees with honors from the University of Oregon and the University of Notre Dame. He taught “Starting a Business” at the University of Oregon for 11 years.

His website is at timberry.com and his main blog is Planning Startups Stories; he also posts on several other blogs including Amex OPEN Forum, and Industry Word at sba.gov. He is an active investor member of the Willamette Angel Conference. Lately he’s also involved in startups including  havepresence.comcivilcomments.com, and others.