- HomeserveDigital Testing & Tracking Manager, 2014 - presentMessing around in Google Analytics to make sense of what people do on the Internet
- Legal & GeneralOnline Analyst, 2011 - 2013Looking at what customers do online and try to make sense of it all
- HSBCReporting Guy, 2011 - 2011Making Reports, Running reports
- Calor GasDatabase Analyst, 2010 - 2011Checking the quality of the data in the customer database and fixing it, making tea and friends
As way of a basic introduction let’s do some facts.
- I'm 33 years old
- A geek
Well that was easy, what next? A brief potted history of my life?
Born, went to schools, went to Uni, halls burnt down, left after a year, worked in banks, went back to uni, left after 4 months, worked as an MI then Data then Marketing then Database analyst for various companies.
I've nearly died once.
I've been fired, sorry 'made redundant' once.
My heroes are scientists.
I like melodies.
I like sports.
I am somewhat a geek. Not the pocket calculator/World of Warcraft/Know every single line of Star Trek geek. I'm one of the good geeks, the kind who do know perhaps too much about the inner workings of a computer but also do other things, like socialise.
In fact, a bit like Leonard from The Big Bang Theory...with a little bit of Sheldon and throw in some Raj-like awkwardness around women as well. (I realise for anyone who has not watched this series I am talking absolute twaddle now)
- Aberystwyth UniversityMicrobiology and Zoology, 1998 - 1998Staying for a year to learn about animals, but finding out more about the response times of the Welsh Fire Brigade.
- Coventry UniversityCommunication, Culture and Media, 2001 - 2001Arguing about the representation of cavemen in BBC documentaries
- Nicholas Chamberlaine Technology CollegeA-Levels, 1996 - 1998Learning about maggot racing (Biology), explosions (Chemistry), tads (Maths) and practicing for pub quizzes (General Studies)
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