(written from a Production point of view)
Gary Holland was Vice President and Executive Director of Paramount Domestic Television Advertising & Promotion for eight years. In 2005, he and Maury Povich launched SmashPoint CreativeWorks, an entertainment advertising and marketing company. Holland is from Baltimore.
Holland also pitched and wrote several episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Star Trek: Voyager. His credits include writing the story and co-writing the teleplay of "The Collaborator" and "Dreadnought" and co-writing the story of the popular episode "Children of Time" (credited as being co-written by Ethan H. Calk, although the two didn't work directly together on the episode). Holland pitched his story idea for "The Collaborator" to Ira Steven Behr, Robert Hewitt Wolfe and Peter Allan Fields on 1 February 1994.
Holland talks about his DS9 episodes in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Companion.