Romé de l'Isle, Jean-Baptiste (1736-1790), author of Metrologie, ou tables pour servir a l'intelligence des poids et mesures des anciens, et principalement a déterminer la valeur des monnoies grecques et romaines, Paris, 1789
2004-2005: Business Manager, Linux Systems, CCD Metrologie. I worked with IBM to recruit resellers for their new OpenPower Linux Server Business. At the same time, Red Hat were looking to appoint 20 resellers as a foundation of their own UK go-to-market in 2004; I appointed 17 of them, effectively starting a channel from zero. In the first full Red Hat financial year, we turned over £ 890K.
1993-1997: Metrologie UK Ltd. Digital Business Manager (12 to 52 million in two years, while competitive distributor didn't grow). Started Metrologie Denmark. Fujitsu Business Manager (700K to 2.8 million run rate in 9 months). Microsoft Business Manager (1m to 5m pounds per month in 4 months, doubling percentage profits at the same time).