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Michael Mills: Interview

Interviewee: Michael Mills DOB: 1935
Interviewer: David Phillips
Date of Interview: 7th February 2017
Joined LEO: 1958
Role in LEO: Maintenance Engineer LEO II

Abstract: A lively, chatty interview full of personal anecdotes relating to his life and work experiences. Concentrated on Maths at School and awarded scholarship to Cambridge. But opted to do National Service in Royal Signals, for two years, rising to rank of Lance Corporal. Opted for a degree in Physics at University of Birmingham, graduating with II/1. Saw LEO Computers advert for engineers, taken on at Minerva Road and after training school became maintenance engineer on a range of LEO/IIs. Spent 3 years with LEO, then joined Honeywell as manager of software development. Subsequent career with Rank Xerox in marketing, as consultant with CACI, then working with James Martin and after a spell in Australia (1997), set up as independent consultant before retirement.

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(Recording and transcript to be added.)

Date : 7th February 2017

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