Three Questions For Incoming Tech Data CEO Rich Hume


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What are the key IT industry challenges you see going forward?

You've got the cloud, you've got analytics, you've got mobility, you've got security, you've got social media. And all of these things have hit at one time.

I think the challenge for the industry, and therefore the challenge for Tech Data, is to accelerate for vendors and customers these new, next-generation technology categories such that everyone can be more productive or deliver better outcomes for their end-user customers. And so we steadfastly started investing in those categories some time ago with StreamOne, the first capability we set up to serve our customers with cloud capabilities. That said, we knew at the time that it was only the tip of the iceberg. The propagation of these things has really created an incredible opportunity.



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