Chief executive, Simms International
Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
John Tu, president and co-founder of Kingston Technology, because of the values he has instilled in the company's culture that are lived by the Kingston team every day: respect, loyalty, integrity, flexibility and adaptability, investing in employees and having fun at work in the company of friends.
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
The Fourth Industrial Revolution.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?
Sir Winston Churchill, Steve Jobs and Henry VIII.
How has 2017 been for you?
Interesting, with lots of change and fun!
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
In New York with a key supplier (day trip!).
Which global city best matches your personality?
What would be your super-hero power?
To be able to fly.
Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… we don't meet for lunch!
What makes you nervous?
Heights! (See super-hero power)
If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Sum up the channel in three words
Fluid, dynamic, changing.
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