(written from a Production point of view)
L. Ross Babcock III was the Editor-in-Chief at FASA games. He is also occasionally (accidentally) credited as J. Ross Babcock III.
He began working in design and development for the RPG company in the early 1980s and was promoted to editor-in-chief for the Star Trek and Doctor Who games published by the company. He holds a credit on each book published in FASA's Star Trek RPG line.
He also worked on the Mechwarrior game and came up with the original concept for Shadowrun.