Frank Boyer has an extensive background in designing, developing, and deploying sophisticated Internet software systems. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Frank attended Oklahoma State University majoring in Computer Science.
Early in his career Frank was a Project Engineer with Frontier Engineering in Stillwater, Oklahoma, where he received a Top Secret government security clearance. He designed and developed a rugged, high-speed radar pulse analysis system. As Manager of Interactive Systems at Prevue Networks in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Frank conceived and managed the development of the first Prevue Online web site providing localized TV listings, weather and entertainment content.
Frank went on to become the Director of Interactive at TV Guide where he led a team of software engineers and graphic artists in the evolution of Prevue Online to TV Guide Online to create an integrated television entertainment web site providing on-demand video content, entertainment content, and television listings for over ten thousand cable and satellite systems. Frank earned multiple US Patents for his work at both Prevue Networks and TV Guide.
Frank's extensive experience with Internet software technologies such as Real Video, NetShow, ASP, and COM/ATL object design methodologies as well as his intimate knowledge of server hardware, load-balancing software, Cisco routers and switches, LDAP, SQL, SMTP, and ListServ fueled his desire to establish a state-of-the-art web hosting company. In 1999, Frank Boyer founded Isocentric Networks along with his friend and business partner Scott Phillips.