The following Question and Answer series profiles Return Path employees in a variety of roles and locations. Join us as we find out what they do, what they enjoy, and most importantly, what email campaigns they are loving lately.
What’s your role here at Return Path?
I lead a team of engineers who work closely with multiple teams to build the best products for our customers. I enable everyone to get things done by removing road blocks.
What initially brought you here?
I was familiar with the company and the job opening was a terrific growth opportunity for my career.
Tell me something I don’t know about engineering.
Like any other craft, having the time to build something the right way may take longer, but the outcome is always better received.
What energizes you about your role at Return Path?
I have the opportunity to drive change and push us into the future. And I get to work with amazing people every day.
What problem is the most fun to solve?
Switching our technology stack. It introduces a lot of challenges but also increases opportunity for us.
What about you might come as a surprise to those that work closely with you?
I’m pretty handy with a set of lock picks.
What’s the most memorable email campaign you’ve seen lately?
Erico Motorsports, where I bought my motorcycle, sends campaigns out on newer bikes they get in. I love checking out the new inventory, even just to dream.
What emails can we find in your personal inbox?
Lots of different things. I mentioned the motorcycle dealer already; also things like discounts on shaving supplies, video games, and Spartan Race news.
What’s your favorite thing about working at Return Path?
The opportunity for growth. I’ve been here over eight years and continue to be challenged and grow personally and professionally.
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