Career so far:
I've worked in investement banking, for Ideal Hardware, Source Consulting, Glasshouse and Union.
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do?
Keira Knightly. I would sleep with my wife.
Cloud - friend or foe?
Has 2011 been as bad as everyone said it would be?
No, but it's going to get worse.
What would you have as your last meal?
An enormous daiquiri.
Who would you like to be stuck in a lift with?
Keira Knightly or my wife, depending upon whether I was actually Keira Knightly.
Have any of your predictions come true this yer?
Everyone will work out that cloud simply means SaaS or IaaS, and private or public simply mean on-premise/off-premise customer asset or off-premise multi-tenanted.
What do you see as the channel's biggest challenge in 2012?
Deciding whether they become a service provider or a service provider's reseller.
What is the best part of your day?
Riding in lifts.
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