Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
Alan Simpson at Datel and Mike Kontowtt at Bell Micro. Both were great at building and motivating people and then trusting them to deliver excellence for their clients.
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
The amount of time wasted in pointless meetings and con-calls. It kills creativity and productivity in management.
How has 2017 been for you?
Professionally 2017 has been superb. We launched IQBlade, won some significant clients and then closed a major funding round. Personally, I packed in quite a lot, which included meeting some inspiring para athletes and putting out the starting blocks for Usain Bolt at the Athletics World Championships.
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
It was either watching Hippos floating down the Zambezi towards Victoria Falls or playing Elephant Polo before having lunch on the maharaja's lawn in Rajasthan.
Which global city best matches your personality?
Tel Aviv: a "city that never stops". It also has some great bars, which is quite handy.
What would be your super-hero power?
If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Meat - I haven't found one that I didn't like yet.
Sum up the channel in three words
Chaotic, passionate, evolving.
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