R.J. Pineiro is a 35-year computer industry veteran, military researcher, and writer who spent the first three decades of his career at Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. in the engineering and manufacturing of microprocessors. As VP of operations, he led factories in Shanghai and Singapore before retiring in 2012 to focus full time on his writing and research.
R.J. was born in Havana, Cuba and grew up amidst the civil wars of El Salvador in Central America before migrating to the United States at the age of 16. He finished high-school in Florida and went on to pursue degrees in computing and electrical engineering from Louisiana State University. He is the author of 22 internationally acclaimed novels, including the military thrillers, Highest Law, Ultimatum, Things We Cannot Unsee, and Ashes of Victory, which he coauthored with New York Times Bestselling author Joe Weber.
R.J. coauthored three novels with New York Times bestselling author Colonel David Hunt, who served his country for 30 years in the U.S. Special Forces. They are, Without Mercy, Without Fear, and Without Regret.
R.J. has also contributed to several military fiction anthologies, including Stephen Coont’s New York Times bestselling Combat and Victory.
His diverse works also include the psychological thrillers, Avenue of Regrets and Things We Cannot Unsee, the global climate thriller, Chilling Effect, and the computer thrillers Conspiracy.com, Exposure, H@VOC, and the millennium thrillers, Y2K and 01-01-00.
R.J. is an instrument-rated pilot, a certified SCUBA diver, holds a black-belt degree in martial arts, and is a firearms enthusiast -- Passions that allow him to infuse his novels with authenticity.R.J. recently made the transition from novelist to screenwriter, adapting several of his novels to film and television, including Without Mercy, Avenue of Regrets, Chilling Effect,Things We Cannot Unsee, and Lies.