Mark J Smyth

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Mark J Smyth

Chief operating officer, Vision

Tell us something most people won't know about you

I have climbed the Three Peaks, twice.

What has been your highlight of 2018 so far?

Market consolidation opportunities and some great new business wins.

Who would play you in the film of your life?

Russell Crowe in A Good Year.

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

HP, they have reinvented (ha ha).

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Wine.

What is the most irritating tech buzzphrase of 2018?

‘AI', ‘GDPR', ‘IoT' and generally tech acronyms.

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

Really clamp down on street crime with far tougher consequences.

What's the biggest untapped opportunity facing the channel?

Expansion of added services with existing clients.

What is your most treasured possession?

My wife and family.

What do your family think you do all day?

Nothing.

Who has been your mentor in business?

GE's Jack Welch.

 

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