NetElixir’s Employee Spotlight series highlights a different employee every month, offering an inside look into our cherished company culture. This time we’re chatting with Keith, our Enterprise Account Director, to find out about his passions and how NetElixir’s open, creative environment helps him do what he does best.
Keith has worked at NetElixir for 7 years! Fun fact – he was the goalie for his college hockey team.
WHAT ARE SOME RETAIL TRENDS THAT YOU’RE EXCITED ABOUT?
“How AR is developing, especially in retail,” he said. “To be able to see a pair of jeans, shoes, or sunglasses on your body from your phone is really cool. If you could also point the phone in your empty room and then put a couch or chair there — to be able to see it in that atmosphere is really exciting for consumers.”
Learn more about Keith in the video or Q&A transcript below:
Q:WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT WORKING AT NETELIXIR?
A: They always allow me to come up with creative ideas and execute them.
Q: WHAT WAS YOUR FIRST JOB?
A: Managing the tennis court reservations at the Marlboro Swim Club.
Q: WHAT PROFESSION, OTHER THAN YOUR OWN, WOULD YOU LIKE TO ATTEMPT?
A: I wish I was a Formula 1 race car driver or a professional hockey player. I played hockey my whole life. It was always my dream to become a player in the NHL. It just wasn’t in the stars for me.
Q: WHAT IS YOUR EARLIEST COMPUTING OR INTERNET MEMORY?
A: My earliest computing memory was playing Micro League Baseball on my uncle’s Apple II C computer. My earliest internet memory was back in college trying to log in with my 14.4 modem. Once I finally logged into that, it would take about 10 to 15 minutes to download a song.
Q: IF YOU COULD BE A SUPERHERO, WHAT WOULD YOUR SUPERPOWERS BE?
A: To instantly be an expert at something after just watching somebody do it once.
Q: IF YOU WERE A FICTIONAL CHARACTER, WHO WOULD BEST REPRESENT YOU?
A: Marshall Eriksen from [the show] “How I Met Your Mother.”
Q: IF YOU COULD HAVE DINNER WITH ANY 3 PEOPLE, WHO WOULD THEY BE?
A: My wife’s father, my wife, and I have to cheat — I have to bring both of my kids. My wife’s father died before they were born. I think it would be great for them to be able to meet their Papa and for my wife to see her dad again.
Q: WHAT WAS/IS YOUR FAVORITE VIDEO GAME?
A: Sega NHL ‘94.
Q: TOP 3 DREAM JEOPARDY CATEGORIES:
A: NHL Goalies, 1990s Movies, and The Card Says Moops (that’s my Seinfeld category).
Q: WHAT WORD OR NOISE DO YOU LOVE?
A: The clap of a puck hitting a hockey stick and the clinging of silverware on plates. It makes me think of family dinners.
Q: SOME PEOPLE MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT YOUR WORK WITH NETELIXIR’S BRANDING AND DESIGN. COULD YOU SHARE A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR EXPERIENCE IN THOSE AREAS?
A: Before I started working at NetElixir, I spent a lot of time at other agencies working on branding and rebranding companies. When I started at NetElixir, I identified the opportunity to help NetElixir own their brand and expand on that. Ever since then, we’ve been working on that branding.
Q: WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT WORKING CLOSELY WITH RETAIL CLIENTS?
A: Seeing the performance every day. When I get to the office and click on my dashboards, I love to see revenue increase for the day. It’s like a game. You come in and you look to see if we did well the day before and what we did. It’s just really exciting to continually see performance rise and realize that it’s happened because of the strategies that we put into place.
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