|John I Davies|
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John Davies is Programme Director of iT4Communities (IT4C), responsible for strategic management and day to day direction of iT4C (www.it4communities.org.uk). John has been with iT4C since 2004 and became Programme Director in August 2005. He started as a volunteer with iT4C back in 2002 and got more and more involved over the years. John also represented IT4C as a partner in the ICT Hub (www.icthub.org.uk) 2005-2008. He was responsible for commissioning both major releases of the new IT4C system from 2005 to 2007.
Before IT4C, John was in mobile telecoms with Sema Group, Orange, MobileAge Technology and Hutchison Mobile Data, where he worked in system design, requirements analysis and technical sales (packet radio, mobile messaging and systems integration) and in international standards (GSM, 3G and packet radio).
John started in IT as a communications systems programmer in the university sector at Edinburgh and London Universities. He still enjoys working with network protocols when he has the chance. John graduated with a B.Eng. in Electronics from Liverpool University in 1968 and a Masters in Computer Science from Manchester University in 1975. He lives with a highly experienced Unix system administrator but remains only an enthusiastic amateur in Unix and open source.
UKUUG Presentations, etc.
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