What was your dream career as a child?
What has been your personal highlight of 2019?
The continued growth of Agilitas and the huge digital transformation of our business.
Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?
Elon Musk: less opining and more thinking equals a better world.
What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?
My Nespresso machine and vanilla syrup - the world's a better place after a vanilla latte!
Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?
All of them, of course… relevance is the phrase everyone is using.
What TV show have you binge watched this year?
How has 2019 been from a business perspective?
Booming, transformational and tiring!
What annoys you most about your commute?
The length of it - three hours minimum.
If you could witness one past event, what would it be?
The extinction of the dinosaurs - entirely relevant to the IT industry!
How do you explain the channel to people?
A daily battle between vanity and sanity.
What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?
Hawaii and Birmingham.
What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?
Sustainability as there are so many revenue focused short termists that don't understand the dual concepts of adding real value and remaining relevant.
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