One minute with...Adrian Di Marco

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This article appeared in the Issue 180, 5 September 2005 issue of CRN magazine.

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One minute with...Adrian Di Marco

CRN has a chat with Adrian Di Marco, executive chairman at Technology One.


Your job title?
 Executive chairman, Technology One.

Your likes about your job?
Leading a bunch of exceptionally talented people who are creating world-class business software, and winning against the big multinationals.

Your dislikes about your job?
 Dealing with the ‘cultural cringe’ against the local software industry.

What’s your dream job?
 I have it now. There is nothing else I would want to do.

Your strangest job?
 Laying railway tracks during my university days. I realise just how much easier it is to do what I do now.

Your biggest mistake?
Too long allowing our competitors to set the agenda.

Yourself in one word?
Passionate.

Favourite pastime?
Being with my family -- relaxing.

Favourite food?
Italian (guess why?)

What are you listening to?
I have teenage kids so I listen to what they listen to, and have learned to really like it.

What are you reading?
For fun: John Grisham, The King of Torts; and for business: The difference between God & Larry Ellison.    

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