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John Durham: Interview
Interviewee: John Durham
Interviewer: David Phillips
Date of Interview: 22.02.2019
Editors: Michael and Helen Jackson
Joined LEO: 1963
Role in LEO: Programmer then sales and marketing
Abstract: After a degree in Industrial Economics at Nottinham University University joined LEO, having been impressed by the drive of the team from LEO interviewing him as part of the milk-round recruiting new graduates. By the time he joined as a as a programmer LEO had merged with English Electric. Worked as part of the team programming the Premium Bond application for the Post Office, but finding himself a not very good programmer acted as binformal PA to David Caminer and moved successfully into Sales & Marketing covering Eastern European countries. Later joined Software Sciences as European Marketing Manager. Then formed his own company. The oral history includes fascinating anecdotes of his career with LEO, and its successor companies.
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