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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Mr. Karl Schueler lives in Mexico. The use of his technical abilities started as a child, fixing things. Later in high school he fixed and ran theatrical equipment, tutored in technical subjects, taught computer programming, and wrote programs for education. This was while in high school, before PC computers existed.
Living in Mexico is different from the United States. Mexico has inherited modern technology from the United States without knowing how to deal with its discards. They need ideas over this, and in other areas as well. The general scheme is to copy everything United States businesses do without evaluating whether it is good or bad, or the consequences. Insight is in need.
Understanding the best way to do something is frequently not understood. Mr. Schueler has corresponded with President Zedillo, congressional candidates, and President Fox. Mr. Fox is a leader of change. Mexican leaders of all levels welcome insightful ideas for reform and solving problems from all people. Mr. Schueler is there, lending his insight, with the belief that everyone must contribe.
Mr. Schueler is developing medical training material for Spanish speakers of the world. He is a member of MexTESOL. Other activitities include helping at an orphanage. He has always taken social and environmental responsibilities seriously, In the United States he pursued the government / citizen relationship to do what he could for positive changes. He pressed for alternate energy legislation - which became law, and wrote a book on reform - it pointed out problems, and solutions, including points of insight which the government seldom has. President Clinton pressed some of these ideas into action by executive order.
His work encompasses being a Mexican Red Cross medical technician and translator, a communications service: translations, e-mail, phone, fax, publishing / graphics, information, and other services, including English , computer instruction, technical repair, and design services. He has also been a technical reporter. His field specialties include communication, computer, electrical, and construction. Clients and those helped have included the local municipality, the Federal Electrical Commission, other federal agencies, the national telephone company, all 3 of the national Tv networks, international medical teams, as well as the general public.
Mr. Schueler’s professional creations include the invention of a software controlled transformer tester, a multi-language studies system by computer, and a batch grain drier automation program.
In 1978 Mr. Schueler earned an Electronics degree in Communication and Computer Systems from Northwestern. He carries an FCC General Class License. He has been associated with the Society of Motion Picture Technicians and Engineers. He is also a N.A.L.T. Certified Legal Technician.
His biography is also listed on the International Who’s Who of Professional Management, International Who’s Who of International Professionals, and the Dictionary of International Biography.