Managing director, CAE Technology Services
Which tech figurehead do you admire the most?
Leonardo da Vinci, a true visionary who combined technology and art.
What's the biggest challenge facing the industry no-one is talking about yet?
I think the industry does plenty of talking - if anything a little too much - so I think challenges are pretty well covered for the foreseeable future.
If you could invite three famous people to dinner, who would they be?
Socrates, Cicero and Machiavelli - we shouldn't be short of interesting conversation.
How has 2017 been for you?
An amazing time of growth and achievement with a group of people I couldn't be any prouder of.
What's the most extravagant business lunch you've ever had?
Brunch at the Grand Canyon at the end of a conference - definitely a great way to finish an event.
Which global city best matches your personality?
Hong Kong - an interesting mix of old and new, that loves food and a deal (and understands that China will be a significant influence for the future).
What would be your super-hero power?
Being able to emit a controllable electro-magnetic pulse. That should get my daughters away from the TV/iPad when it is time to eat, among other uses.
Complete this sentence. The worst thing about our rivals is…they exist.
What makes you nervous?
Filling in questionnaires that are going to be made public, and hearing the words "I'm just popping out to buy some shoes" from my wife.
If you could eat one type of food for the rest of your life, what would it be?
Cake - all kinds, preferably with a disproportionate amount of icing (and an optional joke about just desserts).
Sum up the channel in three words
Opportunity, longevity, profitability.