Blacks Design, Inc.

About Us

Blacks Design, Inc. was founded in February of 2002.


Vivian Black, President, Blacks Design, Inc., also Vivian Coburn
Vivian Black, Founding Partner

26 years doing software development, software project management and Internet security:

  • Analyzing customer requirements
  • Designing complex business process software
  • Developing custom web sites
  • Managing and completing intricate software projects
  • Installing Internet security systems
  • Administering Linux / UNIX servers and networking equipment

3 years (cumulative) teaching corporate and university-level courses on computer programming, system administration, networking and Internet security issues.


  • M.B.A., San Diego State University Executive MBA Program, San Diego, California
  • B.S. Computer Science, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland


Randall Black, Ph.D., Blacks Design, Inc.
Randall Black, Ph.D., Founding Partner

  • 37 years in high-technology:
    • Inventor and new product designer for both academic and commercial scientific organizations
    • Scientific analysis for physics, electrical engineering and software development projects
    • Gathering and analyzing customer requirements
    • Hardware design, circuit design, firmware design
    • Software project management for both scientific and commercial applications
    • Database development for commercial applications

  • Development experience includes PHP, MySQL, Delphi, Visual Basic, C, plus many other languages.

  • Education:
    • Ph.D. Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland
    • M.S. Physics, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia
    • B.S. Mathematics, Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia
    • B.S. Computer Information Systems, Shenandoah University, Winchester, Virginia


Blacks Design, Inc.