am Scott Hortop. Unlike many involved with the web, I am neither
a product of art college or have a formal computer background.
I worked with the business advisors KPMG for over
2002. The photograph was taken shortly afterwards.
I now combine my business experience with my own
interests in photography and in supporting businesses developing
on the web. I see synergies between these interests and my previous
background and I am keen to identify and develop new innovative
solutions for photographers and businesses alike. As an enthusiast
for the capabilities of the web, I am particularly keen to identify
businesses where the web truly can transform their fortunes - and
help them achieve this end.
I run my own online business. It may look like many
other sites that sell photographs but in fact is almost unique
in that each image can be found from searches on the internet's
main search engines - many on page 1 position 1.
have actively participated in contributing to the World Wide Web
since 1996 and within KPMG I developed striking but user-friendly
intranet content. I worked in a specialist group that advised entities
from small dot.coms
to the largest global businesses on their tax and internet strategies.
There, as well as serving clients, I was the individual responsible
for ensuring that professionals globally were armed with the e-Business
knowledge to be able to deal with the wide diversity of businesses
trading over the internet. I communicated this knowledge through
an intranet site that I developed
and through presenting
at conferences to professionals of all grades in the UK and Europe
on from this area, I then become involved full time in looking
at options and making recommendations for how KPMG's own medium
term web proposition for clients should be developed including
the part that the internet should play in the delivery of services.
At the severe risk of boring you, I should add
that like the majority of those who work for the big 4 business
accountant. My early career was spent in audit (whatever image
grounding in how many different businesses work). I then moved
through a phase of business investigation work before changing
tack and becoming a tax advisor. And then the web happened....
Don't hold back from contacting me for an informal discussion of how I could help you. You should
find me (relatively) a jargon free zone, straightforward to deal
with, a person who believes in delivering a quality service and