Matt Riley

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Matt Riley

Chairman, Daisy

Tell us something most people won't know about you

I can walk on my hands like a gymnast.

What has been your highlight of 2018 so far?

My son's A-Level results - he proved that hard work pays off.

Who would play you in the film of your life?

Tom Hardy.

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

Softcat - brilliant execution of a simple plan.

What is your guiltiest pleasure?

Bags of crisps.

What is the most irritating tech buzzphrase of 2018?

‘Digital strategy'.

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

Scrap HS2 and build an Ethernet to every small business in the UK instead - this would supercharge the economy instead of knocking 20 minutes off a 2.15 hour journey that nobody minds.

What's the biggest untapped opportunity facing the channel?

That's a trade secret.

What is your most treasured possession?

My family.

What do your family think you do all day?

Great question - my wife still has no idea what Daisy really does.

Who has been your mentor in business?

Many people but probably Peter Dubens of Oakley Capital, who is amazing.

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