|Eric Kennedy founded the website in 1995 and is the President of Big Blue Interactive LLC. For 25 years, Eric worked as an international trade specialist on U.S.-Japan trade policy and trade promotion for the U.S. Department of Commerce. Eric was raised in Binghamton and Waterville, New York. He is a graduate of the School of International Service at the American University with degrees in international relations and economics. Other interests include the history of the Second World War (particularly the European Theater) and the Civil War. Eric is married and has two children.