Dr Geoffrey Lewis
In 1965, IBM selected a 16-year old schoolboy, Geoffrey Lewis, to
make the first public demonstration in Australia of the IBM System 360. Described in the newspapers as a genius, he
was selected because of a sensational score of “150 out of 120” in a university
test for mathematical aptitude. The 30
extra marks were awarded for exceptional problem-solving ability and in the
next 10 years nobody else ever got more than 75!
After a brilliant
academic career, Dr Lewis has applied his talent for solving complicated
problems by producing numerous computer applications used extensively in
commercial and government installations.
After working successfully for different corporations Dr Lewis formed Custom-Made Software Pty Ltd to specialise in producing application software.
packages of Custom-Made Software Pty Ltd are:
Education. In 1965 NSW Leaving
Certificate he was second in NSW on aggregate marks and first in
mathematics. His degrees from the
University of NSW are Ph.D. in Pure Mathematics and B.Sc. with First Class
Honours and University Medal.
- The University of Sydney -
Lecturer in Economics.
- Sigma Data Corporation -
Systems Engineering Manager for NSW.
- Software Solutions Pty Ltd -
- ICL - Business Analyst.
Other Achievements. Dr Lewis has authored books on five different
subjects: Postal History of the Spanish Philippines, the French explorer La Pérouse, pure
mathematics, an economics textbook and roulette.
He won the 1977 NSW
Open Bridge Championship.