Company: Pegasus Software.
Job title: Managing director.
Place of birth: Glasgow.
Year of birth: 1968.
Marital status: Married.
Career highlights: I started my career selling Pegasus in 1989 at the ago of 20, and have progressed from the streets up to running the whole organisation.
What do you love most about the IT industry? I love the industry as a whole. I am geek at heart.
Which company do you most admire or respect in the IT business? Apple.
Which individual do you most admire or respect in the IT business? Steve Jobs at Apple.
What is the biggest technology trend you anticipate in the next 12 months? Voice over IP.
Where do you think the channel will be in five years time? The channel will have matured and completed its process of evolution to become a respected professional entity.
Which vendor's technology do you think has changed the face of IT? Microsoft in all its areas.
How do you unwind or spend your spare time? With my three-year-old daughter and my wife.
Where is your favourite place to eat? Italian food, both pizza and pasta.
What is your favourite drink? Red wine.
What is your favourite TV programme or film? TV programme: Frasier. Film: The Shawshank Redemption.
Who is your favourite musician, band, artist or genre? U2.
What is your favourite book? The Cluetrain Manifesto [or The End of Business as Usual] by Christopher Locke et al.
What career would you have pursued if you hadn't worked in the channel? I would have been in some kind of technology role, such as so ftware engineer.
What has been your greatest business achievement? Being part of the team that recovered Pegasus from a position where it was on its knees in 2000.
What is your personal ambition? Just to continue this remarkable journey to wherever it leads.
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