Susan Joslyn

What’s the most fun thing you ever did with Susan Joslyn at a Pick event? 1. How, when and under what circumstances did you get started in PICK? At my college graduation, my dad gleefully asked, “Now, where will you do this underwater BB stacking?” My family of geeks could not fathom a purpose for…

Ted Sabarese

What can you say about Ted Sabarese? Perhaps one of most “colorful” people the Pick market has ever seen. Inventive. Super friendly. Likable. Energetic. Risk Taker. And of course, always entrepreneurial! “Ted Sabarese was the first person I saw make an international cell phone call – from a yacht on the Thames river in London…

Rich Lauer

Rich Lauer, Former President of Pick Systems 1. How, when and under what circumstances did you get started in PICK? My first job out of college (right after the civil war) was with Burroughs Corp, a large, old line business machines and mainframe company. A couple of years later, my second job was with a…

Simon Verona

Simon Verona, Dealer Management Services 1. How, when and under what circumstances did you get started in PICK? My MultiValue story started in 1984. I was 13. My father ran a group of Auto Dealerships in London and had been an early user of Dealer Management Systems. Having installed a very simple system in 1978,…

Gus Giobbi

Gus Giobbi, Co-Founder of International Spectrum and MultiValue Champion! 1. How did you get started in PICK? In 1973 a next-door neighbor had a medical products distribution company and knew I was “working with computers.” He asked me for advice about an IBM System 3 he was going to buy for his company to do…

Chandru Murthi

Chandru Murthi, Pick Systems Pioneer! 1. How did you get started in PICK? With a degree in IE/OR (Operations Research, a branch of applied math) from UC Berkeley, I was hired by General Analytics in late 1970, where Pick had just moved from TRW, bringing the GIM system (on an IBM360) for further development. I…

Susie Siegesmund

Susie Siegesmund, Former VP & General Manager Rocket MultiValue Group 1. How did you get started in PICK? After staying home with our two children for 19 years, I went to work for UniData in 1994 as a Technical Support – yes, I started off on the phones! 2. Why do you think MultiValue applications…

Pete Schellenbach

1. How did you get started in PICK? I was working a summer job during my junior year in college at a small medical manufacturer. The company purchased Microdata Reality system and knew I had taken some computer science classes, so they moved me from plant to office to help out. This Pick stuff was…