How do you fall into IT? Well, ask Paul Harper of Pablo IT, because that’s what happened to him.
Having decided university wasn’t for him, he started working as a general builder but ended up in a job where noughts and ones replaced bricks and mortar.
With over 20 years’experience, Paul and the internet grew up together and he has seen first-hand increasing threats to cyber security as the worldwide web has developed from the old dial-up system to global connectivity.
Paul has worked with some top companies and is Comptia-qualified in Cyber Securities and Cyber Essentials.
Pablo IT has only been trading for a short time but Paul is already is moving ahead to build his client portfolio and is raring to go in 2019. When asked about why he decided to start his own business, he was quick to point out that it was important for him and his wife to have a better Work Life Balance, particularly as they were keen to start
Paul’s USP is that he is also a certified ethical hacker, qualified through the ES Council.
So, whether you are a young business or have been trading for a number of years, if Information Technology is an important part of your business, then Pablo ITcould give you the peace of mind of knowing that your IT systems are fit for purpose.
“Believe in yourself, because if you don’t, no-one else will. Buy into what you propose to do.
It only takes a second to have your IT compromised, and theeffect could be terminal. Whether it be data breaches, database inaccessibility, lost
production hours or service downtime, a compromised IT system can be very expensive and sometimes impossible to put right.
When asked about what would be the advice he would give to a would-be entrepreneur, Paul replied, “Believe in yourself, because if you don’t, no-one else will. Buy into what you propose to do. Also, get support from Wirral Chamber of Commerce. Their help was invaluable in giving me confidence and networking opportunities to help me move forward with my business idea.”