I am one of the original, do it all, any industry, APL computer
language application developers from the 1970-80s, when as timesharing
sales professionals we roamed the hallways of Fortune 500 companies
looking for users needing projects finished on time, under budget and
right NOW! Our skills were at a very high level and were a combination
of tech (software), application knowledge (eng., finance, math, O/R),
people skills (we spoke English), and career motivation.
I was Dallas Branch Manager for Scientific Timesharing Corporation
(later becoming STSC, Inc., Manugistics, APL2000, Cognos). This was a
high visibility, fast track and desirable position for only the best.
Clients included Exxon, ARCO, American Airlines, Mary Kay Cosmetics,
Central & Southwest, Dome and various insurance cos. I became an
expert in oil & gas taxation, general ledger accounting systems and
mortgage industry servicing valuation. I was a sales "closer.'
I am famous in the banking industry for my Mort