Nicholas White

Systems Support Analyst Senior
University Staff
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
2206

Biography

Born in London (Hillingdon), England to Irish parents. Moved to Sierra Vista in 1977, became US citizens in 1984....I have treble-nationality.

*Education*

  • 1992: Buena High School, Played in all the bands (sax, electric bass), varsity soccer, French.
  • 1995: L'Université Catholique de Lille, Lille, France
  • 1999: BA (French), ASU

*Employment*

  • 1999 - 2000: Assistant d’Anglais, Lycée Pierre de Coubertin, Calais, France
  • 2001 - 2003: QA MIDI/Video/Audio, Syntrillium Software, Scottsdale
  • 2003 - 2007: AV and IT, Dobson High School, Mesa
  • 2007 – Present: Systems Analyst, ASU, Tempe

*Accomplishments*

  • Released two records in America, France/Benelux, and England, as Vitaminman
  • Signed by Sony France, compilation sold 50,000 copies
  • Fluent in French
  • Read Stephen King’s ‘The Stand’ in French…the unabridged version

*About me*

  • I love synthesizers and MIDI. My favorite synths are the Yamaha CS80 and Roland Alpha Juno 2 (I own 5 of them).
  • My favorite soccer teams are England, Newcastle United, and Tottenham Hotspur.
  • I’ve seen Iron Maiden 5 times.
  • My favorite movies are ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’, ‘Blade Runner’, and ‘Dirty Harry’.
  • My favorite bands are Joy Division/New Order, Iron Maiden, and Loverboy.
  • I love Illustrator, After Effects, Cubase, and Audition.
  • Favorite quote: “This time next year you’ll be laughing at this” – Pauline Fahey, family friend

Responsibilities

  • Executive MBA support
  • research software (SPSS, SAS) problem solving
  • anything media
  • fixing AV in rooms
  • networked AV in McCord