Each week we ask chief technology officers and other high-profile tech decision-makers three questions.
Answering today is Neal Matheson, chief technology officer of multi-national packaged goods giant Unilever.
Unilever products are sold in 170 countries, and the UK-based company employs over 163,000 people. In 2009, Unilever recorded revenues of 39.8bn euros ($52.3bn; £33.9bn). It produces some of the best-known household brands in the world including Knorr, Lipton, Persil and Dove.