Pamela Blanchard

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Founder & director, ICA

Tell us something most people won't know about you

In addition to my day job I also foster mums with newborns.

What has been your highlight of 2018 so far?

To make the shortlist for [CRN's] Woman of The Year.

Who would play you in the film of your life?

Amanda Mealing.

Which tech firm (other than your own!) do you most admire?

Softcat. It has achieved incredible growth using a simple sales model and recruitment strategy.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Chocolate, sweets and anything junk food.

What is the most irritating tech buzzphrase of 2018?

Everything ‘GDPR'.

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

Introduce more initiatives for females to take up STEM.

What's the biggest untapped opportunity facing the channel?

Expertise-as-a-Service.

What is your most treasured possession?

My phone, naturally.

What do your family think you do all day?

My family have always been involved with the business and my eldest spent most his school holidays in the office so they have a pretty good understanding.

Who has been your mentor in business?

I have never had a mentor but would absolutely welcome one.

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