What has been your personal highlight of 2020?
Being proud to see Agiliteam deliver continued growth across the business during the most challenging period in our history. Experiencing 50-plus per cent revenue and profit growth, 40 per cent headcount increase and 200 per cent expansion of our Logistics Hub.
Which three celebrities would you invite to a Zoom party?
Robert Green, Simon Sinek and Malcolm Gladwell to discuss WHY… I am David!
What has been your guiltiest lockdown pleasure?
Less travel and my own bed!
Which tech figurehead has inspired you most this year, and why?
Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma for his donations to charity.
What piece of technology, or app, have you not been able to do without during the pandemic?
iFollow - watching my beloved Reading FC, who were top of the league at the time of writing these answers!
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do?
George Best. I would spend the time seeing the world through his eyes.
Do you miss face-to-face events?
Sorry, you are on mute!
How will COVID leave its mark on the way the channel operates long term?
COVID has accelerated digital-enabled supply chains, streamlining how we transact services through automation.
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