NIGEL CASSIDY In this issue of section e, the business presenter of Radio 4's flagship Today programme explains why old businesses should bite the bullet and go digital. He reckons he understands something of the pain of this process, having quizzed some of the best-known names in business as their financial fortunes wax and wane.
JOHN MORRISH writes for the Independent on Sunday, the Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph, where he covers anything from Pokemon to the pub industry. For section e he takes a look at the growing online gambling business. The latest book by this former Time Out editor, The Really Simple Guide To The Internet (Virgin Books), is out this month.
ROB HERSOV is CEO and founder of multinational sports site Sportal, which appeared in the first e25 in November '99 and has flourished since. An alumnus of the University of Cape Town and Harvard Business School, his CV includes investment banking at Morgan Stanley and business development at NewsCorp in New York. He is section e's diarist.