Michael Rivera has been the Computing Support Specialist for the Departments of French and Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, English and American Studies at Princeton University since May 2001. Before coming to Princeton he worked as a network engineer for McGraw Hill for five years, building servers, implementing networks and working on general network architecture. He then became a consultant for firms such as FMC and Verio, where he worked on Y2K projects and creating company software images.
His personal interests rest in music, photography and fitness. He plays the guitar for his band Shined, and is the lead singer of the band Horror Biz.