Year of Birth: 1967
Residence: Thames Valley
Business: Cloud Distribution – Started in August 2009 by Scott Dobson, Cloud Distribution had a turnover of £9.6 million in 2013, and has appeared in the most recent Sunday Times Tech Track 100.
With a wealth of experience in the security and network infrastructure space, Dobson and his fellow director Greg Harris saw that cloud computing would be a major growth area in IT
Dobson set up Cloud Distribution when he saw that cloud-based technologies were the next big thing. As he says: “Our unique DNA, based on a small company ethos, focuses on unrivalled customer service. We pride ourselves in being incredibly agile, flexible, and responsive. We are also extremely passionate about the innovative technologies we bring to market.”
Quote: “Here at Cloud Distribution, we dare to be different.”
In 2000, aged 25, Hawkins founded C4L, then survived the recession, gained blue-chip, international and government clients, achieved five-