James Hardy - European Channel Leadership Forum

James Hardy

James Hardy is currently the Deputy Managing Director for CCS Media Limited.

CCS Media is a privately owned UK based reseller with 18 offices, two technology centers and revenue of £180 million (2017). The company has 500 employees who work with over 5000 customers per month.

Previous roles held by James have been Sales & Brand Director of CCS Media, responsible for technology alliances, sales performance and marketing for 4 years. Prior to this appointment, James set up and operated 6 of CCS Media's regional sales offices over a 6-year period as Senior Manager. Managing all aspects of business start-up, training and enablement, sales programs, management training and capability development.

James is a Leader in Residence at the University of Leeds Business School and holds Advisory Board positions for AIMTECH and ManageMagazine.

James holds an MBA (Merit) from the University of Leeds Business School.