Career so far BSc with Honours from Imperial College, CBI Entrepreneur of the Year 2000, Basingstoke Businessman of the Year 2009, and Basingstoke ambassador.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? Head of government procurement. I’d reduce bureaucracy and introduce massive savings.
What would you have as your last meal? Spaghetti Bolognese
What is the best corporate jolly you have ever been on/taken partners on? A Panasonic cruise from Florida.
Do you see the cloud as a threat or an opportunity? Opportunity.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? Yes. Centerprise is bucking the recession and grew by 54 per cent.
What do you see as the channel’s biggest challenge in 2011? Consolidation and mergers.
What is the best part of your day? The evening.
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