Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
Alan Turing as he was a genius and a pioneer born into the wrong age. Also, Thomas Watson Sr as he saw the importance of selling. Everything starts from selling something.
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
Reskilling of most of the people in the industry - vendor and cloud side - to have the right skillset for a new digital age.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?
My father as he died when I was 24 and I never got to know him man to man; Jesus; and Mohammed.
How has 2017 been for you?
Very busy, interesting and challenging. Helping OCSL to evolve and become a strong cloud-based services company.
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
I can't say, it will get me into trouble!
Which global city best matches your personality?
London as it satisfies my professional side and Brighton as it matches free spirit.
What would be your super-hero power?
To make everyone happy.
Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… trying to poach your best people.
What makes you nervous?
First dates! I haven't had one in a while though as I am happily married.
If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Doner kebabs with chili sauce.
Sum up the channel in three words
Keep on changing.
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