Job title: EMEA director for channels.
Place of birth: Bridgend, South Wales.
Year of birth: 1967.
Marital status: Married.
Career highlights: Being part of the most successful IT company of the 90s, Compaq Computer.
What do you love most about the IT industry? Every day is different.
Which company do you most admire or respect in the IT business? Dell.
Which individual do you most admire or respect in the IT business? Michael Dell.
What is the biggest technology trend you anticipate in the next 12 months? Security.
What is the one thing working in the technology industry has taught you? Be honest.
Where do you think the channel will be in five years time? Still here and very successful, if it chooses the right partnerships and technologies to invest in.
Which do you think is the most influential vendor in the UK? Hewlett-Packard.
Which do you think is the most influential ISV in the UK? Microsoft.
Which vendor's technology do you think has changed the face of IT? Cisco.
How do you unwind or spend your spare time? Spending time with my wife and two children. It's still easier than dealing with some channel partners.
Where is your favourite place to eat? At home.
What is your favourite drink? Jack Daniels. Is there anything else?
What is your favourite TV programme or film? CSI - Vegas, not Miami and definitely not New York.
Who is your favourite musician, band, artist or genre? The King.
What is your favourite book? The Count of Monte Cristo.
What career would you have pursued if you hadn't worked in the channel? Being an actor or artist.
What has been your greatest business achievement? My career.
What is your personal ambition? To add value everyday - to someone or something.
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