Vice president channels UK&I, Dell Technologies
What was your dream career as a child?
It would have had to have been a footballer. However, as anyone who has seen me play will testify, it was never going to happen.
What has been your personal highlight of 2019?
Passing my probation at Dell Technologies.
Which famous person deserves a (gentle) slap?
There are far too many reality stars to name.
What two things (apart from family) would you grab if your house was on fire?
My iPhone and car keys.
Which of your 2019 predictions have come to pass?
That Brexit would continue to be a mess.
What TV show have you binge watched this year?
Having a new baby, there have been a good few box sets. Top of the list has to be Killing Eve.
How has 2019 been from a business perspective?
It's been a great first year for me at Dell Technologies. Apart from the numbers - which have been great - I have constantly been learning, which I love!
What annoys you most about your commute?
No two days are the same, so, fortunately, I don't have anything to get annoyed about.
If you could witness one past event, what would it be?
The 1966 World Cup final. Imagine being there!
How do you explain the channel to people?
A great industry to get into. Constantly growing as our need to consume everything IT explodes.
What have been your favourite and least favourite partner conference destinations?
Vegas and Vegas. I remember going there when I was 21 for the first time and being amazed. Sadly, after so many trips there I have become Vegas Jaded.
What is the biggest challenge facing the channel in 2020?
The race for talent. We all have a responsibility to recruit young talent into the industry, ensuring we avoid the inevitable skills shortage ahead of us.
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