If you think you might know who I am, and even if you don't, the following brief biography of my life so far may help:

WhenWhereWhat
1974Toronto, Ontario, CanadaI am born.
1975 - 1984Zambia I lived in Zambia with my missionary parents and went to Sakeji School.
Shirley-Anne, Ted and Nigel join the family.
1984 - 1987Ajax, OntarioDid grades five through seven at Lincoln Avenue Public School.
Chrissie joins the family.
1987 - 1991Pakistan - Murree, Lahore and Karachi A different field of service for my parents. I attended Murree Christian School.
1991 - 1996Pickering, Ontario I did my final year of high school at Pickering High School then did a degree in Computer Science at the Scarborough college of the University of Toronto.
1996 - 1997Ottawa, Ontario For my first "real job" I worked for the computer systems department of the Human Resources Ministry of Canada's federal government.
1998 - 1999Toronto, Ontario I did a short stint as a Y2K consultant for Xerox then worked as a software developer for Adexa, then known as Paragon Management Systems.
Dec. 1999 - Easter 2000 Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan, Australia, New Zealand I traveled around the world.
June 2000 - December 2001Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada I worked as a software developer for Octopus Wireless, a small startup company that developed sales automation software for Palm handhelds.
January 2002 - January 2004 I ran my own Zope hosting consulting company, Lane Street Labs.
February 2004 - July 2005 I worked for Lowry Digital Images as a software developer.
July 16, 2005 Maria and I got married!! I highly recommend marriage! ;)
August 2005 - June 2006Seoul Foreign School, Seoul, South Korea I worked remotely (very remotely!) for DTS (formerly Lowry) Digital Images, flying back occasionally to HQ in Burbank, California. Maria worked as high-school teacher at SFS.
June 2006 - January 2007Burbank, California Worked as an on-site software engineer for DTS Digital Images.
February 2007 - June 2009 I worked as a Senior Software Engineer for Ixia.

My parents are Ray and Terry, and my siblings are Shirley-Anne, Ted, Nigel and Chrissie.


Site Map | Copyright © 2000 - 2013 John E. Barham | Comments or suggestions? Give me some feedback! | DNS hosting by SlickDNS