Tim Griffin

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Tim Griffin

Managing director, DCC Technology and Exertis Group

What was your dream career as a child?

Teacher.

What has been your personal highlight of 2019?

My son's school leavers party!

Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?

David Cameron… obvs!

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

Passport and sun cream…

Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?

Tomorrow will be better still…Multi-tenant edge compute! Oh, and Wales winning the Rugby World Cup!

What TV show have you binge watched this year?

Peaky Blinders.

How has 2019 been from a business perspective?

Sparkling. More customers, more products, more geographies - doing more!

What annoys you most about your commute?

Zoe Ball.

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

Martin Luther King Jr's ‘I have a dream' speech - because we all now dare to dream.

How do you explain the channel to people?

We provide brands with reach and access to markets, we offer leverage to resellers and retailers enabling them to focus on their core business - doing more for customers - and we simplify the supply chain for both.

What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?

Lake Como and Vegas.

What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?

Talent and direct subscription - XaaS.

 

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