Team - Mission II

Tim Gardner

Pilot | Simulator Programmer

Biography

Tim Gardner joined the Perlan project after meeting Miguel Iturmendi at the Minden Wave camp in 2013.
He works full time for Hitachi Data Systems as a Software Architect designing and building large scale out storage
systems. In his free time he works part-time for SoaringNV in Minden as a glider instructor and tow pilot. When not
teaching he enjoys racing and flying long cross-country flights in his ASW-27. Tim is an instructor in both airplanes and
gliders and has been flying since 1981. He has a BS degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the
University of Colorado.