Name: John Mills

Age: 43

Company: Vision IPTV – an  online video platform for TV channels and content owners.

Turnover: £9m

First job: A sales executive, Procter & Gamble.

Dream job: Session guitarist.

Car: Audi A6

Economy, business or first class: Depends on how much money we make on the trip!

Most extravagant purchase: Jewellery (but not for me!).

Most played song on iPod/MP3 player: “Bohemian Like You” by The Dandy Warhols.

Best business book: Jack Welch autobiography about running GE.

Worst business moment: Trying to get funding from narrow-minded VCs at the beginning.

Proudest business moment: Signing a seven-figure deal recently with largest Chinese broadcaster China Central Television (CCTV).

Business mentor: My first manager at P&G who taught me how to sell.

Next big thing: Internet-delivered live television on the Freeview HD platform.

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