‘I’m still pos­i­tive about the fu­ture de­spite Brexit’

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Q what’s the best piece of busi­ness (or life) ad­vice you’ve ever been given?

A sur­round your­self with good peo­ple and bask in their glory.

Q what piece of ad­vice would you pass on to some­one start­ing out in sports tech?

A ex­pect lots of fail­ures when it comes to de­vel­op­ing your prod­uct, but al­ways per­se­vere.

Q what was your best ca­reer/ busi­ness de­ci­sion?

A mak­ing the de­ci­sion to found STAT-Sports with Sean O’con­nor.

Q IF you weren’t do­ing this job, what would be your other ca­reer?

A mu­si­cian.

Q what are your hob­bies/ in­ter­ests?

A mu­sic.

Qwhat was your last hol­i­day? Where are you go­ing next? AMY last hol­i­day was in Sri Lanka and I’m go­ing to Bo­livia next.

Q what is your favourite sport and team?

A STAT­SPORTS works with so many sports and so many teams that I couldn’t pos­si­bly sin­gle one out.

Q and have you ever played any sports?

A foot­ball.

Q IF you en­joy read­ing, can you rec­om­mend a book?

A the War­ren Com­mis­sion Re­port — The Of­fi­cial Re­port of the Pres­i­dent’s Com­mis­sion on the As­sas­si­na­tion of Pres­i­dent John F. Kennedy (left).

Q how would you de­scribe your early life?

A fun.

Q have you any eco­nomic pre­dic­tions?

A while there are a few head­winds in the short term from Brexit, I’m pretty pos­i­tive for the fu­ture. Stat­sports is proof that the right busi­ness can thrive on a global ba­sis.

Q how would you as­sess your time in busi­ness?

A in­for­ma­tive, en­joy­able, frus­trat­ing and ful­fill­ing.

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