Name: Peter Gradwell
Company: Gradwell. From internet telephony and broadband, to website hosting and email management, we design flexible service packages. I set up the business in 1998 while studying at university.
First job: Lifeguard
Dream job: Technology lawyer (my grandfather was a judge).
Car: Audi a4, 3 litre tdi.
Economy, business or first class: Economy plus if I fly long haul. But I do like EasyJet.
Most extravagant purchase: I took my girlfriend away for one night in a top hotel in Scotland. We could have had a nice holiday, but we needed the break.
Most played song on iPod: “Bang Bang Bang” by Mark Ronson.
Best business book: Good to Great by Jim Collins.
Worst business moment: The loneliness that comes with realising that in spite of all the people around you, only you can decide.
Proudest business moment: Making a profit last year.
Business mentor: Mike Wilsher at the Executive Foundation.
Next big thing: Cloud Experts
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