Frank D. Cook is a musician, author, educator, and entrepreneur. He has worked in technical publications for over 20 years and is the author of numerous books in pro audio, including multiple titles on Pro Tools for the Avid Learning Series. Frank has been a consultant for Avid Technology for the past 12 years, helping to shape learning initiatives and develop curricula for Avid's official training and certification programs.
Frank teaches Pro Tools courses at Sacramento City College and American River College in Sacramento, California, and is an Avid Master Instructor. His company, NextPoint Training, Inc., provides tools and technology to empower students and educators, including the Elements|ED online learning environment (ElementsED.com).
Frank holds a degree in English from Cal Poly State University and has minors in music and technical communication.