Started in IT (first program written in 1980), studied computer sciences and having a PhD in it, worked in it, went to management, later to education, and went back to IT after a decade. Architecting solutions, developing with Java, XML. (Learned and forgot Basic, Pascal, C, C++, Fortran, Ada, Occam, ML, M68K, I86, 6502, Mathematica, LabView,..)
Beside IT, like music (classical as well as rock), plays piano from time to time. Native speaker of German.