Q -Which values are important to you and drive you?
MW -Cooking and being together with family and friends is important to me. Everything else follows from this.
Q -Which trend will most strongly influence an industry of your choice?
MW -Demography and the (lack of) social mobility
Q -What surprised you when you started working in venture capital?
MW -That almost everyone goes to start-up events, but only a few go to industry events.
Q -What did you want to be when you were little?
MW -Boarding pass wrecker. People always laughed so friendly - that must be a great job.
Q -What are your sources of information on the net?
MW -Hands down: Twitter.
Q -What are your top 3 favourite books?
MW -Michel de Montaigne, Umberto Eco, Franz Kafka - I can read them all over again and again, it always remains an inspiration.
Q -Do you have a person who has had a particular influence on you in your life, or one who has had a significant influence on you?
MW -"Cornelius," my Irish Sourdough culture. I absorb an incredible amount of it.