Matt Child

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Managing director, Tech Data Mobile

What achievement are you most proud of?

Becoming a dad.

What has been the biggest change in the channel since you started working in it?

As the technology grows, so does the confusion - it's our role to decipher and deliver.

What three things could you not live without?

Sport, music, and faith.

What has been your most embarrassing moment so far?

Turning up to a meeting wearing one black shoe and one brown shoe, having made a really early start and getting dressed in the dark.

What do your family think you do all day?

Dad/hubby gets money for toys and shoes.

Who is your ultimate celeb crush?

Lucas Radebe (it's a Leeds Utd thing).

What is your guilty pleasure?

Storage Hunters.

What would be your first act if you were made Prime Minister?

Addressing the homeless crisis.

Has 2015 been a good, bad or ugly year?

Phones4u - Leeds Utd - Tech Data - you tell me.

If you didn't work in the IT channel, what would you do?

I'd spend more time with the family and a bit of non executive work.

What major issues will the channel face in 2016?

Deciphering the Internet of Things and wearables categories to demonstrate tangible added value in enterprise and consumer environments.

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