Career
Up Pre-1990 Projects

 

Date Company Role Description
1994 to Date Usekey Trading Ltd Director Set up new limited company to develop the contracting business.
1992 to 1994 Andy Berry Associates Principal/ Consultant

Set up new firm to exploit skills acquired - in a more personal and professional context. Continued relationships with clients from previous companies.

Moved into Contracting to widen experience with corporate clients.

1986 to 1991 Rakewell Ltd Technical Director Built up, from scratch, a broadly based computer consultancy that worked with companies ranging from financial services to engineering industries throughout Western Europe. Developed long-term relationships with clients that led to the achievement of year on year doubling of consultancy sales turnover. Wrote, and had published, books for computer users including 'The Windows Guidebook'. Appointed by Microsoft as beta tester for Windows 3.1.
1981 to 1986 Micro Design Ltd Technical Director Recruited, developed and managed a highly skilled team of computer specialists engaged on the development of graphics systems. Provided technical support to the graphic designer for 'The Money Programme' and 'Panorama' title sequences. Was accountable to the Managing Director for the analysis of customer requirements, design of new products and the management of the development team.
1979 to 1981 Micro Design Partner Started up a small partnership engaged on the development of industrial control systems and turned it into a successful, profitable business within two years.
1978 to 1979 Micro Consultants Ltd Senior Programmer Designed and developed a new special effects machine for the television industry.
1976 to 1978 STC plc Programmer Developed program that established connection with the public telex system for use in message switching systems. Added symbolic debugging capability to an Intel 8080 simulator using PL/1.

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