Name: Rick Hudson
Company: Berkshire-based IT company Star
First job: Retail banking – I was an auditor with Lloyds TSB.
Dream job: Travel photographer
Car: Jaguar XK convertible
Economy business or first class: Economy. I tend to use web conferencing rather than extensive business travel.
Most extravagant purchase: The latest top-of-the-line digital SLR camera.
Most played song on iPod: Anything by the Kings of Leon.
Best business book: The Ten Commandments That Build Healthy Successful and Long Lasting Organizations by Russell John Connor.
Worst business moment: Totally underestimating the power of the internet in the early nineties.
Proudest business moment: Completing the turnaround of Telecity in 2006 and winning clients such as Sony Online Gaming, Karolinska Institute and World of Warcraft.
Business mentor: Warren Buffet. He follows the fundamentals not the fads.
Next big thing: I reckon that new, radical approaches to IT delivery will prove to be just as revolutionary as the impact of the PC, the mobile phone and the internet.
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