Classlist talks to Rory Hackett from Communitec and how he enjoys working with his local community.
Q1: What is your business and why did you set it up?
Communitec offers a full range of Technology services, and was created to serve both home users and small businesses.
Q2: What made you decide to become an entrepreneur?
I wanted to create businesses which filled a gap in the market that I felt were underserved.
Q3: What is your favourite part of being an entrepreneur?
The fact that no two days are the same!
Q4: Why did you locate your business in this area? What do you like about it?
Marylebone is like a village within London, the sense of community is fantastic.
Q5: Who inspires you most? Why?
Richard Branson – He threw inhibition to the wind, and created businesses which he felt people wanted, which were fun and created a great work culture.
Q6: What memory do you have of your own school days?
I loved school, I’d say that my teachers played one of the biggest parts in shaping who I am today.
Q7: What do you like about supporting your local school community?
Schools are a hub within a community, full of life and energy. Being able to engage with parents and kids is hugely rewarding, especially if we are able to provide services which improve everyone’s lives!