Bio - Barry Mawer
Barry is very experienced user of Windows, Microsoft Office, Ipad, Iphone, Android Phones. He was a senior consultant with IBM UK for 28 years, initially as a Systems Engineer in sales branches responsible for designing and implementing Mainframe Systems to solve customer's problems. He was then the UK technical lead on Virtual Machine systems (VM/370) before moving onto project management of large systems integration projects. He's been very active as an amateur actor, in which he developed skills that have proved very useful in the many presentations and courses he's delivered to clients and IBMers alike. In all of these roles he demonstrated an ability to understand a clients problems and to help them understand and use the solutions he proposed.
In the 21st century he's become proficient in the use of Windows PCs, Ipads, etc and the most common apps that are used.
For Seniornet he runs workshops on the safe use of Facebook, and also 1-1 on other apps. He's developed an on-line shopping class and a ManageMyHealth class that are delivered remotely to students via Zoom.