Chief executive, Natilik
What was your dream career as a child?
What has been your personal highlight of 2019?
Seeing Natilik break £50m revenue.
Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?
What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?
Photo albums (yes, proper photos!) and golf clubs!
Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?
That we still wouldn't have sorted out Brexit.
What TV show have you binge watched this year?
How has 2019 been from a business perspective?
Amazing - 33% organic growth, a client net promoter score of 60 and being ranked #1 Best Technology Company to work for in the UK!
What annoys you most about your commute?
When South Western Trains run late!
If you could witness one past event, what would it be?
The final live Beatles performance on the rooftop of No 3 Savile Row.
How do you explain the channel to people?
We're the people who make sense of the vendors' technology so that our clients get the outcomes they want.
What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?
Vegas gets the best and the worst!
What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?
Continuing to have a valuable and differentiated proposition in the midst of the transformational changes occurring in our industry.
Sarah Shields to become channel chief for Austria, Switzerland and the Nordics
Red Hat CEO James Whitehurst has also been appointed company's president
Dell and Dell EMC president roles merged
Cybersecurity vendor claims to have tripled its EMEA business over the last six months
Joe Macri says he will be 'retiring' from Microsoft
Distie reveals plans to sign up more vendors
Revenue climbs more than 60 per cent in Q3
Vendor says that a number of partners would not have been able to attend due to travel restrictions
London-based Microsoft partner Minttulip is one of six firms highlighted in CRN Rising Stars 2020. A focus on “success management” has underpinned its lightning revenue and profit growth, according to MD Rob Mossop