Career so far I've been at Kelway for 20 years.
Do you care about green IT? Do I want our customers to reduce their carbon footprint? Yes! Do I want them to more regularly replace their IT infrastructure with the newest technology? Absolutely! Is this a contradiction? Probably!
If you could be in a rock/pop band, which one would it be and who would you be? I have a good imagination but it doesn't stretch to seeing myself in a rock band.
What is the best corporate jolly you have ever been on/taken partners on? This year's Cisco Conference in Boston.
Has 2009 been as bad as everyone said it would be? In a general sense, yes. However, it has still been successful through us concentrating on new technologies and new markets. Necessity is the mother of invention is a phrase that has been true for us this past year.
Have any of your predictions come true this year? Unfortunately not. Arsenal let me down again but I remain positive!
What do you see as the channel's biggest challenge in 2010? Prematurely thinking the market has recovered and as a result, making poor decisions.
What is the best part of your day? Following the earlier question about green IT, I have recycled last years answer to the same question! Most of my day is mostly good.
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