Definition of success: Sense of progress towards a shared goal. Enjoying the actual work (day to day responsibility) of your role.
First job: Server at an ice cream shop in high school. Always love your product!
Work philosophy: Have impact. Look for a new angle or path to get there. Share with, and learn from, others.
Currently occupied with (business/job related activities): Product marketing lead for brand new product line (Internal Network Traffic solution for Security)
Recent successes: Helped craft new branding direction for company and solution.
How do you stay motivated: Finding intellectual interest in every topic and a tangible, "line of sight" goal.
Guiding principle: Be genuine and give others the benefit of doubt.
Goal yet to be achieved: Building a business from scratch.
Best decision: Not becoming a lawyer after law school.
Worst decision: Staying when you are no longer learning.
Definition of leadership: Making it about "we", not "me". Leaders don't look out for themselves first. Biggest missed opportunity Too many to mention. Best mentor Steve Munford, former CEO, of Sophos One word that best describes you Committed.
Like best about job: Getting to craft a story and see it being told. Working with almost every function of the organization
Like least about job: Limited ability to craft the product itself
Interests: Rearing 10 and 12 year olds!
Pet peeve: Not knowing or taking steps to know the customer perspective.
Most important lesson learned: Don't take it too personally.
Most respected competitor: Splunk. They know their user and it shows through everything they do from a marketing perspective.
Greatest fear: Falling on stage
Idea of perfect happiness: 80 degrees, light breeze, reading a great book lying on the dock in Maine in the summer
Greatest strength: Grit
Characteristic most admired: Organization
Characteristic least admired: Cowardice
First choice for a new career: Starting a non- profit to bring greater awareness and opportunities for kids with disabilities (specifically high functioning autism)
Current state of mind: Creating balance
Exercise of choice: Yoga
Question you want answered: Why Trump?
Most influential book read: Cry Freedom by Donald Woods awakened my political and social beliefs.
Most ecstatic moment: Recent Patriots win!
Favorite word: Tenacity
Favorite quote: Do unto others as you would do onto yourself
Countries you would like to visit: Chile, Argentina, South Africa.
Favorite airline: British Airways, of course!
Favorite restaurant: Primo, Rockland, ME