Career so far I've run a reseller, I've been a manufacturer (or two) and a distributor (or two) and so far it has been fast, fun and furious. I would not have swapped it for any other industry.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? I don't want to be anyone else, I like being me.
Cloud - friend or foe? Neither friend nor foe, it is evolution. The first cloud app I used was a VAX at college; now it has become prevalent.
Has 2011 been as bad as everyone said it would be? Not at all, we have seen strong channel growth despite all the doom and gloom portrayed by the national papers, some categories are down but others more than compensate. The channel is growing.
What would you have as your last meal? Grilled squid, white wine, overlooking the sea.
Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with? Someone with a very large order book.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? Only the obvious ones.
What do you see as the channel's biggest challenge in 2012? Keep driving growth and divergence.
What is the best part of your day? Early morning, when I can get things completed before the frantic rush kicks in.
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