Career so far I’ve spent 17.5 years in VAD, successfully building and selling three businesses.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? My wife. It’s the only way I will ever appreciate how on earth she puts up with me.
What would you have as your last meal? Sunday lunch – roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, cooked by my lovely wife. Unbeatable.
What is the best corporate jolly you have ever been on/taken partners on? Driving Ferraris around Tuscany with Kasperky: an eight-hour adrenalin rush.
Do you see the cloud as a threat or an opportunity? An opportunity – you have to keep moving with the times in this industry.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? McAfee would be acquired. Just didn’t see it being by Intel.
What do you see as the channel’s biggest challenge in 2011? An ongoing recession, with a survival-of-the-fittest mentality being essential to thrive.
What is the best part of your day? My alarm going off at 5.45am telling me I am still alive with another day ahead of me to learn, innovate, and grow.
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