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1986-1989 HONEYWELL Bull

Nationalized since 1983, the IT Manufacturer Honeywell-BULL Group was showing a significant growth.

In 1988: 45.000 employees. Annual revenue > €7B.

I joined the sole software team in Europe working on a mainframe Operating System. This gave me also the opportunity to enhance my professional IT skills by receiving high level IT education delivered by SUPELEC, INRIA.


Bull Group in 1998 - 45.000 employees and annual revenue > $9B.

Pre-sales engineer – TERADATA    08/1987 – 10/1989

TERADATA: direct technical contributor to the 8 initial European dataware houses’ sales (TERADATA is a massive parallel hardware relational database) until the end of the OEM agreement for Bull GCOS8. Manage technical issues with Phoenix and Los Angeles R&D teams and provide field feedback.

Mainframe Operating Software engineer    03/1986 – 07/1987

Honeywell Bull GCOS7: tests and debugging of a new paged and segmented OS release. Daily relations with NEC support engineers, coming from Japan.