Dave Stevinson

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Dave Stevinson

Managing director, GNR Technology

Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?

Elon Musk. I am so impressed with the clarity of his long-term vision and he also has an incredible ability to execute. I would go as far to say he is a genius.

What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?

The biggest challenge facing the industry is synonymous to the first rule of fight club.

If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?

I would invite Michel de Montagne, Geoffrey Moore and Brian Johnston. Three individuals that in their own way have made a positive input to my life. I would imagine I would enjoy their company immensely.

How has 2017 been for you?

A particularly challenging and expensive year where I have learned an awful lot about myself and others.

What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?

I still have flashbacks of the bill from Bolshoi in Moscow where I had a particularly heavy lunching session with my Russian distributor. 

Which global city best matches your personality?

San Francisco, I would guess - I really love the entrepreneurial spirit, friendliness and positive attitude.

What would be your super-hero power?

Time shifting, without a doubt.

Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… an opportunity for us to improve,

What makes you nervous? It would have to be FOMO.

If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?

Definitely fruit. My favourite food.

Sum up the channel in three words

Efficient, effective, structured.

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