Age: Sixty-something. Birthplace: Manchester, UK. Profession: Website design, development, online marketing, SEO. Organization: Interactive Technology Corporation, Ltd. Title: CEO. Significant other: My beautiful principessa Shelley. Alma mater: Carmel College.
Current project: Educating children 13+ about the horrors of war through my father’s story, Journey through the Holocaust. Recent recognition: Article in the Jewish Telegraph. Latest accomplishment: Became a Northern Holocaust Education Group speaker in December 2022. Hobbies: Gardening and travelling. Recent travel or adventure: New Zealand, probably the most beautiful scenery on the planet. Last book read: The Escape Artist, by Jonathan Freedland.
What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Gentleman. Moral compass: Treat others as you would like to be treated. How do you define an ideal business relationship? Trust. What is your greatest joy? My grandchildren. What is your guilty pleasure? A good malt whiskey. What is your favorite place (or way) to spend money? On my grandchildren, they are my best investment. What is at the top of your bucket list? Visiting Japan.
What book have you repeatedly read? Tuesdays with Morrie, by Mitch Albom. What’s prominently featured on your home or office wall? Pictures of my grandchildren. Besides your parents, who has had the greatest influence on your life? My beautiful wife Shelley. What’s the best advice you received growing up? Your word is your bond. What’s the best advice you received in your career? Never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. What is your go-to source of news and information? The BBC; The Times. What company or organization do you most admire? Berkshire Hathaway.
That world leaders come together and strive for peace on our planet.
What widely held belief do you reject? Climate change denial. Climate change has always been with us; it is and is not a new phenomenon. It is our duty to look after this beautiful planet for future generations. What mega-trend most excites you? Artificial intelligence.
Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? My grandparents, who I never knew, as they were murdered in the Holocaust. As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? A pilot. How would you choose to spend tomorrow, if you knew it was your last day on earth? With my whole family. What day in your life would you choose to re-live? Our wedding day.
Personal mission: Devoted to my wonderful family. Personal motto: Treat everyone with respect.