Quarium, Inc. was founded on July 7th 1995 in Foster City, California.


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Bart Besseling
Founder and CEO

Bart Besseling, founder and CEO, has a 1981 BSEE/CS degree from Haarlem Technical University in the Netherlands. Prior to founding Quarium in 1995, Mr. Besseling spent three years at Electronic Arts as Software Development Manager for 3DO Products. Prior to that Mr. Besseling spent two years as co-founder, CFO and System Integration Partner at Network Support Services in Los Angeles, developing nation-wide communication networks for Nissan and developing interactive CD-ROM titles for Philips CD-i. In 1990 Mr. Besseling came to the US from the Netherlands as Engineering Manager of Microproject Corporation, a Dutch manufacturer of Unix-based microcomputer systems with close ties to AT&T Bell Labs.