Career so far I am an accountant, a managing director, and an occasional salesman.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do? George Osborne. I would sign off an increase in IT budget.
Cloud - friend or foe? A friend that I don't know well enough yet.
Has 2011 been as bad as everyone said it would be? No way. The IT sector as a whole has performed well ahead of the general economy and is positioned to continue to.
What would you have as your last meal? I'm sure people expect me to say a deep-fried Mars bar, but actually scallops and bacon salad.
Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with? Billy Connolly.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? Yes. Scotland failed to qualify for Euro 2012.
What do you see as the channel's biggest challenge in 2012? Convincing end users of the value IT can provide to achieve their business goals. IT has a huge role to play in our economic recovery and collectively we need to demonstrate clear return on investment.
What is the best part of your day? All of it.
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