Ian Kilpatrick  

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Strategic advisor cybersecurity, Nuvias    

What was your dream career as a child?

To be a scientist; what kind was undetermined then. And history has shown it was just a dream.

Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?

Boris - I think we have dissimilar ethical standards.

What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?

My photo and music servers.

Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?

Cybersecurity is getting more complicated.

What TV show have you binge watched this year?

I don't have time to watch TV, really.

How has 2019 been from a business perspective?

For us at Nuvias, the opportunity has been dealing with expansion and growth.

What annoys you most about your commute?

That's not really a major issue when you mainly work from home. Perhaps the long walk to the kitchen for a cup of tea, or logging on too early for video conferences.

If you could witness one past event, what would it be?

The asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs, because it truly changed the world.

How do you explain the channel to people?

If it's vendors I explain that it's how you can add value and significantly multiply your revenue, as well as reduce costs.

What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?

In cybersecurity it is making the right choices to continue to be relevant as trusted partners, in what is an increasingly challenging and complex market.

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