Managing Director, Network Group
What is your greatest career move to date?
Deciding to work for myself in the Summer of '89.
What is top of your bucket list?
Visiting the Grand Canyon
What has changed most since you started working in the channel? Why?
The pace of change. Product and service life cycles change exponentially.
How do you think Brexit is going to affect the channel?
Same as any other cataclysmic change……The people and businesses that can't adapt will suffer. The rest will prosper.
What is your least favourite task during the working day?
Clearing down emails!
If you were an animal, what would you be and why?
Dolphin. Read the book "How to Think Like a Dolphin" and you'll find out too!
If you won the big one on Euromillions, what would you do?
Share the love with my immediate family and put the rest in a foundation to invest in the things important to me.
What is your worst habit?
How has 2016 been for you? Why?
A very memorable year - Celebrated 25yrs marriage to my wonderful wife Ruth.
If you didn't work in the IT channel, what would be your dream career, and why?
This is my dream career. That's why I'm in the Channel. Tip: If you don't like what you do, change it!
What major issues will the channel face in 2017?
Brexit fallout will be the major challenge as it will affect so many things in the channel from currency pricing, trading conditions, interest rates and so on. Increased cyber security threats from IoT devices is another key one to watch.
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