Career so far Excellent.
What was your first job and were you any good at it? A paper round. I was very good.
Who was your top teenage pin-up? Connie Francis.
My colleagues won't know this about me but... I really am very tall.
What is your favourite snack? Peanuts.
What has been your career high point to date? I'm still waiting.
Has 2013 been good, bad or ugly? It has been excellent. We have achieved 20 per cent growth.
What do you say when asked at a party what you do for a living? I'm a kitchen porter.
If I wasn't working in the channel I would probably be... a politician.
What will be the channel's biggest challenge in 2014? As always, margin screwed up by vendors.
Partnership will see distributor DataSolutions take $1.2bn business’ services to wider market
Distributor says the partnership is an “exceptional combination and excellent opportunity”
'The only instruction Joe ever gave me was to grow the damn thing' - Alex Tatham on Westcoast becoming UK's largest IT distributor
Less than £350m separate top three in CRN UK Distribution Report
The UK's top 40 IT distributors generated nearly £13bn revenues in their latest years, CRN research has found. Here we count down those ranked 10th to 1st...
The UK's top 40 IT distributors generated nearly £13bn revenues in their latest years, CRN research has found. Here we count down those ranked 25th to 11th...
'But this fact doesn't tell a complete story' says global analysts when reviewing the server market's latest double-digit growth
Our take: Amazon's remote working U-turn shows even the tech giants are making it up as they go along
Google, and now Amazon, have scrapped their limitations on flexible working, showing that the industry hasn’t yet made up its mind on what role WFH will play
Tech giant will let corporate employees work outside of the office two days a week
Dan Smoot takes on the role to ‘drive the company’s next phase of growth’