Two Computing and Information Studies graduates who started their business while studying for their degree are celebrating their company’s fifteenth birthday.
Tom Ramirez and James Harrison-Bodle launched Viper IT Solutions when they couldn’t find suitable industry placements to gain work experience in 2001.
They suggested to the university that they start their own company instead. The university was initially hesitant, but Tom and James created their business which continued once they graduated and they are now celebrating 15 years of success.
Tom said: “It is utterly fantastic to still be in a thriving and growing business 15 years later. When we started the company, I don’t think any of us thought it would be as successful, especially as we were only students at the time and had very little commercial experience. Continue reading