The late Chris Newby spent twenty-five years with IBM before starting his own consultancy, Newbytes, in 1993. He joined IBM in October 1968 as a Systems Engineer. Became IBM Quota Salesman:1973. From 1978 until 1993 held various Sales, Marketing and Business Management jobs.
In 1993, Chris Newby left IBM and set up own firm, Newbytes, a sales training and management consultancy. In 1998 published Sales Strategies and became a freeman of City of London. In 1999 became a liveryman with the Worshipful Company of Marketors.