My name is Ian Whittemore and I am a student at The University of Buckingham. I studied a two-year bachelor degree in Software Entrepreneurship. I was able to receive a first class degree with honours. This degree is a major in computing and a minor in business. This is done in two years by reduced holidays compared to other universities, having only 13 weeks off a year compared to upwards of 3 months. I am currently working on a sponsored master’s degree in computing by research. Throughout my education I have had a strong academic focus, including four A’s for A-level equivalents for South Africa as well as two public speaking awards.
I am skilled in interface design as from a young age I have assisted in producing 3D virtualization of houses, this transforms 2D plans into high quality walk-through designs so people can experience their future property. I am hands-on designing what looks and feels the best for the individual application and how easily it can be made functional for others to ensure it’s something that they will enjoy using.
I am extremely interested in business and have learned a lot about this from my degree. Having an entrepreneurial mind, I founded two businesses while studying at University. As all businesses do, I ran into problems and had to find creative solutions to solve them to continue on. I am continuously researching new ventures; how to handle different situations and create new ideas to further develop existing businesses. I feel that what I have learnt in my modules at University and my experiences working will help me succeed in a role that may need a business outlook.