Managing director, UK&I, Tech Data
What was the worst job you have ever had?
Wine waiter. The toughest part was ejecting the French rugby team from the hotel bar.
Which actor would you pick to play you in a movie of your life?
George Clooney, now that he is a local.
What do you do as your party trick?
I drink too much.
What is your favourite chocolate bar?
Dark chilli chocolate.
What has been the highlight of your career to date?
Winning CRN Channel Personality of the Year.
Has 2014 been a good, bad or ugly year?
A good year. It has been a dynamic but positive market. In a growing economy, IT is more central to business success than ever.
How would you explain the IT channel to a stranger without boring them to death?
Taking technology to market to create benefit for businesses and individuals.
Aside from the channel, my dream career would be... a professional golfer. That is sadly destined to remain a dream.
What major issues will the channel face in 2015?
Evolving towards hybrid on/off premise delivery and providing business benefit to end users in an increasingly complex world of IT.
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