Good Book

"Rapid Development, Taming Wild Software Schedules" by Steve McConnell, Microsoft Press.

Factoid:

Did you know that China is the world's largest importer of cat skins?

Good Book

"MySQL Reference Manual" by Widenius and Axmark, O'Reilly.

Good Book

"Creating 3D worlds" by Simon Danaher, Barron's.

Good Book

"Memory Management" by Bill Blunden, Wordware.

Good Book

"Developing International Software" by Nadine Kano, Microsoft Press.

Management

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.