April 6, 2011 – Dulles, Virginia, ARMATURE celebrated 20 years of John Gilroy broadcasting as the “Computer Guy” on WAMU 88.5. Known throughout the DC/Metro area, John is an award-winning radio personality, platform speaker, and the public face of ARMATURE, a premier provider of enterprise data management solutions for organizations performing survey data collection, product certification, accreditation and quality assurance.
John began his radio career appearing on WAMU 88.5 in April of 1991. By 1998, John became a regular contributor on the popular The Kojo Nnamdi Show and The Computer Guys became the anchor for a weekly technology discussion titled Tech Tuesday. “My congratulations and heartfelt thanks to John for 20 years of providing listeners with wise, reliable guidance on computers,” said Kojo Nnamdi, host of WAMU 88.5’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show. “John’s knowledge of the tech world and his wise-guy sense of humor helped make ‘The Computer Guys & Gal’ show ‘appointment radio’ for thousands on the first Tuesday of each month at noon. We’re confident it will anchor Tech Tuesdays for years to come.”
American University’s radio station since 1961, WAMU 88.5 FM is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, D.C., area, with more than 735,000 listeners in the Washington-Baltimore region.
In 1994, John converted his radio answers into a weekly column in The Washington Post, appropriately titled, “Ask the Computer Guy.” In 2006, John created Federal Tech Talk on Federal News Radio, which takes an in-depth look at technology in the federal government. John has over one hundred television appearances, including Dateline NBC, ABC Nightline, and C-SPAN. Further information about John and his thought-provoking comments on the technology industry can be found at The RadioActive Blog.
ARMATURE provides accreditation, industry certification, and enterprise data collection programs the ability to leverage pre-built software components to collect information, analyze data, evaluate performance, measure quality, and predict outcomes. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Dulles, VA, ARMATURE (previously SolutionsDevelopers) has received numerous accolades for delivering high-quality software solutions with superior customer service. Learn More
ARMATURE provides accreditation, industry certification, and data collection programs the ability to leverage pre-built software components to collect information, analyze data, evaluate performance, measure quality, and predict outcomes. Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Dulles, VA, ARMATURE has received numerous accolades for delivering high-quality software solutions with superior customer service