Dr Peter Harrop, chairman, IDTechEx

Dr Peter Harrop is chairman of IDTechEx

1. As a child what job did you want to have when you grew up?

Lord High Master of the Universe

2. If you had one business lesson to share with your younger self what would it be?

Make one effort serve many purposes

3. Which Internet of Things (IoT) use case has recently fired your imagination?

Connected everything in aircraft and other vehicles.

4. What lessons have you learned from doing business in other countries or organisations?

In a gold rush get there first and sell shovels. Do what you enjoy. Shit happens.


Dr Peter Harrop is chairman of IDTechEx, providers of independent market research, business intelligence and advice on emerging technologies.

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