What has been your personal highlight of 2020?
In between the daily Zoom marathons, getting to eat dinner with my wife and put my daughter to bed every evening. has to be my biggest highlight of this year.
Which three celebrities would you invite to a Zoom party?
I am going to go for my favourite comedians: Peter Kay, Katherine Ryan and Jason Manford.
What has been your guiltiest lockdown pleasure?
I think I have just about completed Netflix.
Which tech figurehead has inspired you most this year, and why?
Our founder and chairman Michael Dell, as always, has been outstanding this year. Donating over $100m to fight against COVID but also leading by example at all times.
What piece of technology, or app, have you not been able to do without during the pandemic?
It has been tough not being able to go and see my children in the US, so I am very thankful for FaceTime!
If you could be anyone else for a week, who would you be and what would you do?
That's a great question. It would be great to experience that recurring dream of winning the World Cup with England.
Do you miss face-to-face events?
Absolutely, Our industry is built on relationships which have been built over the years, many mostly started at events. However, when it's safe I am sure they will return.
How will COVID leave its mark on the way the channel operates long term?
Technology has kept things moving during this period. I hope/believe the mark it leaves is to attract more youngsters into technology.
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