Managing director, Academia
Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
Boring to say but Steve Jobs. A fascinating mix of genius, arrogance and ignorance.
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
Resolute customer care and support - thankfully an area we excel in.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?
David Gold, David Sullivan and Karen Brady so I can discuss West Ham, The Apprentice and Penthouse Magazine.
How has 2017 been for you?
Positive. The Academia Company continues to grow with strength in depth and new services with BoxED, ConnectED and the exciting launch of MacTwo soon.
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
Every week when I take my new staff for a welcome lunch.
Which global city best matches your personality?
Tokyo - dynamic, forward-thinking and technology driven.
What would be your super-hero power?
The power to see the future. We all want to know what Apple will do next.
Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… their customer service. As mentioned above, we hear it all the time.
What makes you nervous?
West Ham getting relegated.
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
Proactive, productive, passionate.
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