Job title: Managing director.
Place of birth: Amersham.
Year of birth: 1968.
Marital status: Married.
Career highlights: Working at IBM, Compaq, Atlanta Business Systems and Equanet.
What do you love most about the IT industry? The people and the products (in that order).
Which company do you most admire or respect in the IT business? PC World Business. Would I say anything else?
Which individual do you most admire or respect in the IT business? Anyone who has had to manage me. It must be a nightmare.
What is the biggest technology trend you anticipate in the next 12 months? Consolidation across all areas of the industry.
What is the one thing working in the technology industry has taught you? Don't trust a vendor on product lead times.
Where do you think the channel will be in five years time? Where it is now: between Dover and Calais.
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? Microsoft.
How do you unwind or spend your spare time? With the kids.
Where is your favourite place to eat? At home on the sofa.
What is your favourite drink? Tea.
What is your favourite TV programme or film? Spooks.
Who is your favourite musician, band, artist or genre? The Cheeky Girls and Girls Aloud.
What is your favourite book? Thomas the Tank Engine.
What career would you have pursued if you hadn't worked in the channel? Being an officer in the Royal Marines.
What has been your greatest business achievement? Growing Equanet to the size it is.
What is your personal ambition? To learn to fly.
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