Meet…Bertie

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Name?
Nicholas Orton AKA Bertie

 

 

Job Title?
Technical Director

 

 

How long have you worked for the company?
Will be 10 years this year… how time flies!

 

 

Main Responsibilities?
Keeping the wheels of the wagon turning the right right way!

 

 

What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now?
AI / Machine learning

 

 

What’s the one thing you can’t live without?
If we are talking about inanimate objects, since giving up smoking it has to be my vape… (hopefully not for much longer!)

 

 

What do you enjoy doing when you are not working?
Making and fixing stuff (I’m an engineer at heart), seeing the world, riding my motorbike and doing stuff with the family

 

 

What does success look like for you?
My grandparents: despite having a tough time as a POW, my granddad built successful businesses, was widely respected had a long and fruitful life!

 

 

If you could be successful in another profession, which would you choose?
Always fancied being in a Formula 1 team.

 

 

Which three individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?
Jesus, Churchill and Hitler

 

 

Choose a movie title for the story of your life?
Cheesy rider

 

How do you think your coworkers see you?
Hopefully as a smart and fair guy!

 

 

What characteristic do you most admire in others?
I’m a perceiver, so I like to try and find the best traits in everybody.

 

 

Your idea of a perfect date?
Errm, I’m married so I had better say my wife!