Career so far I have been joint managing director and co-founder of Eurodata Systems since 1990.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? Lord Sugar on The Apprentice.
What would you have as your last meal? It would have to be lamb tagine - any Moroccan food.
What is the best corporate jolly you have ever been on/taken partners on?Botswana, South Africa and Zambia for four days with Computacenter Distribution.
Do you see the cloud as a threat or an opportunity? It's a bit of both, but more of an opportunity as I change my business model.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? The weather wasn't so great this summer.
What do you see as the channel's biggest challenge in 2011? Keeping hold of enough confidence in the economy to enable customers to continue spending in preparation for the comeback.
What is the best part of your day?
Replying to my emails at 1am!
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