Chief entertainments officer, Bytes Technology Group
Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
Knight Rider's KITT - AI today is impressive but in the 1980s? With VoIP? RFID and all pre-Wi-fi? Unbelievable!
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
CRN Fight Club.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?
Henry VIII because he loves his food; Churchill because he likes a drink; Einstein so he can split the bill accurately.
How has 2017 been for you?
Lovely, how about you?
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
I once got invited to lunch with Sir Richard Branson on Necker Island - eight other guests included a US president, two ex-heads of state, a major rock band lead singer, a leading a-list Hollywood star and Barry from the Cillit Bang adverts. I had the fish - it was OK.
Which global city best matches your personality?
What would be your super-hero power?
Knowing what the worst thing is about our rivals.
Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… I can't think of a single thing to say.
What makes you nervous?
Answering questions that may uncover a vulnerability in my otherwise impenetrable character.
If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Curry - the excellent taste easily outweighs the comical flatulence.
Sum up the channel in three words
Dover, water, Calais.
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