I am currently retired. My background is in engineering and business. I have worked for many years in R&D and later marketing in the field of Medical Devices. I have been the CEO of a company developing components to the Automotive industry. I then worked for 15 years in the developing IT systems. I have worked and lived extensively in the US, Europe and Asia; speak several languages fluently. Much of my time goes to reading in the areas of economics, management and technology.