David John Pleasance will attend DATASTORM and do a Q&A session about Commodore, sign his book “Commodore: The Inside Story” and whatever you want signed. He will also donate physical and digital prizes for the compos.
David John Pleasance had a long and fruitful career with Commodore, initially joining CBM UK Ltd in June of 1983 in the position of Sales Executive in the Business Systems division where his role was to introduce Commodore “Pets” into the Retail market. With the rapid growth of the C64 David was promoted to National Accounts Manager responsible for all the major UK retailers. In 1989 he was made Sales & Marketing Director, and in 1990 became General Manager at Commodore Electronics Ltd (Group Holding Company) based in Basle Switzerland responsible for 35 countries. In January 1992 he moved to Westchester USA to take up the role of Vice President Consumer products at Commodore Inc. Then in 1993 he returned to CBM UK as Managing Director, where he remained until 14 months beyond the parent company declared bankruptcy.