Anthony Rushton

Name: Anthony Rushton

Age: 40

Company: Telemetry

Turnover: £24m

First job: Making metal speaker stands with one of my current business partners.

Dream job: Demolition expert

Car: Aston Martin Vantage V8.

Economy, business or first class: BA business-class with the occasional upgrade to first-class.

Most extravagant purchase: Our wedding in Tuscany.

Most-played song on your iPod: “Acquiesce” by Oasis.

Best business book: Founders at Work by Jessica Livingston and Enron: The Rise and Fall by Loren Fox.

Worst business moment: Winning a piece of business from Sky – only to be told that there wasn’t any business to be won, after all.

Your business mentor: My business partners Beau Chesluk and Russell Irwin.

Next big thing: Golf ball finders.

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