Apay Obang-Oyway

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Apay Obang-Oyway

Director cloud & software, UK&I, Ingram Micro Cloud

Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?

Elon Musk for his disruptive approach to business, innovation and breaking boundaries.

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

Societal adoption of Blockchain.

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

Nelson Mandela, Thomas Edison (father of communication), and Martin Luther King.

How has 2017 been for you?

Exciting seeing cloud reach the tipping point. The journey continues to be challenging, fun and enlightening. 

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

Foley's in London. A variety of innovative dishes pushed me out of my comfort zone - amazing food and great company with one of our partners.

Which global city best matches your personality?

London. Multi-cultural, diverse and alive.

What would be your super-hero power?

Flying, to better maximise my time and arrive in multiple places at once. It would be wonderful to experience flying all over the world, seeing incredible landscapes and visiting new continents.

Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is… they have good people and some of them I class as friends. 

What makes you nervous?

My wife smiling at me when I come home from work!

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

Sushi.

Sum up the channel in three words

Opportunity, evolution, partnership.

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