Career so far A mix of technical and commercial background in communications, financial services, systems integration and cyber security.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? I’d want to be a 25-year-old entrepreneur again and I’d be working in one of the BRIC countries.
Cloud – friend or foe? Friend but different to the image portrayed.
Has 2011 been as bad as everyone said it would be? No.
What would you have as your last meal? Pulled pork.
Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with? A female lift engineer.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? Yes, I knew I’d not win the lottery.
What do you see as the channel’s biggest challenge in 2012? The government.
What is the best part of your day? Waking up each day.
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