A serial entrepreneur, Chris Gorman has headed several highly successful ventures in technology and retail. A founder shareholder in UK mobile phone retailer DX Communications, Chris then went on to create the internet services company, Reality Group. Current business interests include Quintessentially, Datastore and purple-lounge.com. He is also winner of numerous awards including Young Business Leader of the Year. In June 2005 Chris was delighted to receive an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to business.