It is always nerve-racking coming into a new company and trying to break the ice. Ensuring that new employees feel comfortable is crucial to building a positive transition within a company. We thought it would be fun to ask Rob a few questions to get to know him a little better.
Q: What is your official work title?
A: Systems Support Specialist.
Q: Can you tell us more about your professional experience/history?
A: My experience in technical support ranges from freelance work for home computers and networks to help desk support for a college campus of over 10,000 students and faculty. I have been interested in the field of IT for as long as I can remember.
Q: What do you like to do outside of work?
A: Besides spending time with family and friends, I really enjoy learning and creating new things. I’ve been working on producing electronic music and creating 3D animations in Blender/Cinema 4D.
Q: What is your greatest travel experience?
A: I visited Kentucky during the “Great American Solar Eclipse” (August 2017) to view it in the path of totality. Although it only lasted a little over two minutes, that experience was fascinating.
Q: Favorite movie?
A: I’m going to say Hot Fuzz. Edgar Wright is a fantastic director.
Q: Guilty pleasure music artist?
A: Linkin Park.
Q: What is something that inspires you?
A: The Free and Open-Source Software (FOSS) movement. The collaborative approach to software development is really inspirational.
Q: What would you say your professional goal would be now that you are employed at Percipia?
A: My goals are to learn and master the different technologies that we work with. I want to continue the trend of providing excellent customer support service and improve our support in any way that I can.