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Jul 26, 2012

Brian Timperley

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Full Name: Brian Timperley

Position: MD and cofounder of Turrito Networks

Main Activity of the Company: Turrito Networks is a converged communications and cloud computing service provider

Date and Place of Birth: July 12, 1978, Johannesburg

Education: National diploma in information technology, systems and software development, Natal Institute of Technology

First Job: Sales executive at Nashua

Career History Prior to Current Position: Business development director at ISP, key accounts manager at Internet Solutions and business development at Quickcut

Size of First Pay Packet: R3 500 a month

First Job with Present Group: MD

Value of Assets under Your Control: Not disclosed

Number of People under Your Leadership: 25

Management Style: Open door, participative

Personal Best Achievement: Touring overseas to play squash

Professional Best Achievement: Starting our business from scratch

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Life: My gorgeous wife

Person Who Has Had the Biggest Influence on Your Career: Not disclosed

Person You Would Most Like to Meet: Jeremy Clarkson – to drive a lap in the reasonably priced car

Businessperson Who Has Impressed You Most: Steve Jobs

Philosophy of Life: Good decisions come from maturity, and maturity comes from bad decisions

Biggest Ever Opportunity: JSE-listed company MICROmega Holdings backing our business

Biggest Ever Disappointment: All my attempts in the kitchen

Hope for the Future: That South Africa gets a grip on crime

Favourite Reading: Andy McNab and biographies

Favourite TV Programme: Top Gear (the British version)

Favourite Food/Drink: A good steak/a cold Heineken

Favourite Music: Very diverse – I am a big fan of our local talent

Favourite Sport: Squash

Favourite Website: TheBrowser.com, Twitter

Hobbies: Golf, DIY, travel

Car: BMW

Pets: Boston terriers – Meatball and Lola

Miscellaneous Dislikes: Poor service

Favourite Other South African Company: FNB and Nandos – world-class advertising

Favourite Foreign Company: Apple

Married: To Kara Cahill since October 2009

Children: I will be brave enough one day.

Clubs: Old Johannian Association

Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor
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