This week we are especially excited to interview Jack Perry, former Chief Exec of Scottish Enterprise 2003-2009. Having brought about many positive changes at SE, he is now running Perry- Net Limited and serves on the board of Robert Wiseman Dairies (check your fridge). Born in the states but settled in the UK, Jack has a cool accent and is a delightfully friendly guy. One of our favourite quirky facts as well!
What’s your startup/organisation? Perry- Net Limited
Give us your company culture in 3 words: Insight, Disproportionate Value
What’s the next big challenge or hurdle the organisation needs to overcome? Winning new business!
What’s the personal dream (in one sentence)? Health, wealth and happiness for my (growing!) family
And the professional dream (in one sentence)? To be recognised as providing disproportionate value for my clients
What do you do for stress relief? Golf – although this often induces as much stress as it relieves!
Your favourite ’skint’ meal? Spaghetti in olive oil
How do you celebrate milestones or awards? A blow out dinner washed down with some fizzy stuff
What’s your biggest guilty pleasure? Jelly Babies
And the coolest event you’ve been to? Speaking at the NASSCOM conference in Mumbai. 8,000 delegates in an open air arena. Wow!
Name a quirky fact about yourself: I was the lead singer in the world’s worst teenage heavy metal band.
Give the choice, would you prefer…
i) Truth or Dare? Truth
ii) Carrot or Stick Carrot
iii) Tea or Coffee? Coffee