What part do you play on the team here at RBN?
I am an Account Executive with RBN. On a daily basis I prospect numerous organizations in attempt to find a way RBN can add value to these companies. I maintain the relationship with current customers and provide the bridge between the customer and our technical staff. I develop and grow relationships with the AWS reps in order to generate more focused and qualified leads.
When you were a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
What things do you look for in your workplace?
A laid back environment, casual dress code, and flexibility in your schedule and how you approach your day on a daily basis.
What’s your favorite thing about your job?
The freedom I have about scheduling my day. We are not micromanaged here at RBN and I enjoy having the ability to plan my days as I would like.
What is your office nickname, and how did you earn it?
I do not believe I have an office nickname, but If you were to ask Darren Kohne what my nickname is I am sure he would ramble off numerous names that is not John. 🙂
If you could switch your job with anyone else within RBN, whose job would you want and why?
I would want to switch with Mike Gimbel. He leads a team of very smart individuals who are all building some amazing applications that help transform the way organizations and businesses operate.
How has RBN helped you in your career development?
By providing me access to numerous sale training modules and videos on the AWS partner network.
Three words to best describe you:
Positive, Social, Driven
If you were the subject of a movie about your life, what would the title of the movie be, what genre, and what actor would you like to play you?
The title would be “Laugh and Pass Along.” It would be a comedy starring Kevin Hart.
What do you do for fun outside of work?
I enjoy staying in shape by lifting weights or playing basketball. I also enjoy playing video games, usually NBA 2k or Call of Duty. In the summer time I enjoy golfing and taking part in any water activities. And, of course I enjoy the occasional social drink on the weekends 😀
What is the weirdest job you’ve ever had?
I worked at a concrete factory that built concrete vaults that you place caskets into. This place also was a crematory, so that was very strange to witness that process.
What was the last song you listened to on your smartphone? Or what’s on the last playlist you listened to?
Last album I listened to on my phone was Drake’s new album “More Life.”