Where I have spent my life

Born

Munich, Germany in 1956 (just after the last woman was executed in the UK, just around the time the fist high-level computer language FORTRAN was invented)

Education (Age 8-21)

1962-64
Volksschule, München
see my first school report
9/64-7/69 Boarzell School, Sussex, England my prep school report
9/69-12/73 King's School, Canterbury, England
A/S-Level (Abitur/Baccalaureat) Grade AAAA1. 
(then £166/13/4 per term, now charging £9725 per term - for my son ...)
This is what the school and we looked like
1974
Trainee at Liedl, Munich (destroyed a few weaving machines there)
1974
Working student at Industrieanlagenbetriebsgesellschaft mbH (didn't understand satellite pics there)
10/74-6/77
Cambridge University, Peterhouse, England 
Matriculated 10/1974, Graduated to B.A. in 6/1977, M.A. in 6/1983 
(where a formal hall dinner cost 51p. Now admitting girls. Has produced some famous people). My daughter is sadly only going to Oxford ...
9/76
Management Course, Downing College Cambridge

1986
Technical University of Vienna, Austria
(went there but did nothing)
1989 Lancaster University, England  (never been there)

Completed education with Ph.D. in Computer Science/Telecommunications
Thesis Title: "On OSI-based Transport Systems for Future Applications over High-speed Networks"
12/89 Doctor of Philosophy
5/90 Doktor der Naturwissenschaften Dr. rer. nat.

Work (Age 21-?)

6.8.1977 IBM Germany, Stuttgart, Germany (seen the bad times, seen the good times, ...)
1982 IBM Science Center, Heidelberg, Germany (got blown up by RAF)
1996 IBM Research, Zurich/Rüschlikon, Switzerland (this is where the action is)
1.10.1997 DG BANK AG, Frankfurt (later to be merged)
2001 Deutsche Zentral-Genossenschaftsbank, Frankfurt, Germany (what I know about banking)
2003 TAI AG with the truly international name of "TAI Transaktionsinstitut für Zahlungsverkehrsdienstleistungen AG"
(e/m Payments - at last something I know about !)
2006 Equens SE (merger of TAI and Interpay) (a merger of equals, yes, really)
2016
equensWorldline SE (merger of Equens and Worldline Financial Processing & Software Licensing)
(getting bigger all the time ...)