Based in Melbourne, Australia, Tony Self is recognized as one of the pioneers of hypertext and online documents. For 25 years Tony has worked in the areas of online Help systems, computer-based training, and electronic documents. He has managed large online documentation projects in Australia and New Zealand, and has undertaken roles in technology training design and delivery, and eLearning training development, in Australia and Ireland. In 1993 Tony founded HyperWrite, a business and technical documentation company specializing in hypertext. He continues to consult on online documentation, internet strategy, and DITA implementation.
Tony is the author of The DITA Style Guide, a Fellow of the Institute of Scientific and Technical Communication UK (ISTC), and holds a PhD in semantic mark-up languages, a Graduate Diploma in Technical Communication, and a Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. He is also a keen private pilot.