Thomas Phinney is Guru of Fonts & Typography, including the 5000-strong web font library for WebINK, at Extensis. From 1997-2008 he worked in type at Adobe, lastly as product manager for fonts and global typography.
Thomas has long been involved in the design, technical, forensic, business and historical aspects of type, as well as font standards development. He is also treasurer of the international typographic association ATypI, and writes extensively on typography for publications such as Communication Arts, academic journals, Extensis blogs, and thomasphinney.com.
He has testified in court as an expert witness on typography, and is sometimes quoted in the news. His typeface Hypatia Sans is an Adobe Original, and he is currently hard at work on his next typeface, Cristoforo.
Thomas has an MS in printing from RIT, and an MBA from UC Berkeley.