“How I Work”: Peter Gillett, CEO of Zuant @GillettPeter #HowIWork

November 2, 2017 Matt Heinz

By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing

“How I Work” is one of my favorite recurring features in Inc Magazine as well as via Lifehacker’s This Is How I Work Series, and recently several sales experts (including  Anthony IannarinoDave Brock and Trish Bertuzzi) participated as well.

Periodically moving forward, we will feature a new B2B sales, marketing or business leader here answering what have become the standard “How I Work” questions.  You can catch up on everyone we’ve featured thus far in the “How I Work” series here.

This week I’m pleased to feature Peter Gillett, CEO of Zuant where he’s responsible for driving product development and client roll-outs of the company’s award-winning Mobile Lead Capture app across US corporations.  Zuant is a French word meaning fast and light.  An entrepreneur and innovator, Peter created the world’s first web-based CRM system funded by Lucent Technologies in the 1990s. CRM, lead generation and follow-up are still the focus for Zuant and its network of NACCENT call centers around the globe.   Here in his own words is how he does it:

Location: Reading, England

Current computers: iMac and Macbook Air

Current mobile devices: 2 iPad Pros and iPhone 6

What apps/software/tools can’t you live without? Zuant!, Expensify, Expedia, Booking.com, Harvest, Basecamp

What’s your workspace like? Gorgeous modern Apple-style interior in old English Stately Home

What’s your best time-saving shortcut or lifehack? Desk to Heathrow Terminal 5 with Pod Parking to be cleared through Customs in under an hour! (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QxJV44wUQs)

What everyday thing are you better at than anybody else? Time Management…

What’s your favorite to-do list manager? BusinessTime System

What do you listen to while at work? Account Managers and a yapping dog called ‘2.45’ (He gets walked at that time of the day like absolute clockwork – it used to be Concorde going over every day in the good old days!

What are you currently reading? Disrupted” about Hubspot!

What’s your sleep routine like? Very fortunate to sleep like a log every night – rise at 5am to enjoy a good couple of hours to myself to get the day on track.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received? Don’t recall anything especially. Found out the hard way!

Anything else you want to add? Favourite Steve McQueen quote: “Racing is life. Anything before or after is just waiting.”

Fill in the Blank: I’d love to see BLANK answer these questions: Elon Musk

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