Here at Office1, we believe that the foundation of our success is rooted in our incredible and highly talented team. In our "Inside the Office" series, we get the opportunity to put a spotlight on the people who keep innovating in order to push Office1 to new heights.
In this edition - we get to know Curtis, a solutions engineer based out of Las Vegas. He has been with Office1 since April 2015! Coming up, find out why Curtis says he's happy to go to work every day.
Curtis, what do you do for Office1?
I'm like a Swiss-Army knife. I do it all! I'm a technology influencer. I'm helping keep Office1 and our clients at the forefront of technology by implementing our services to accommodate their needs.
Do you have any nicknames?
Why is this one of the questions? Young Curt, TMZ, Trouble, Squirtis.
Do you have any siblings?
I have a younger brother named Blaine and younger sister named Kayla.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in San Diego.
If you could pick a superpower, what would you choose?
Tesla Model S...(that's a supercar) oh superpower? I would choose super speed. Like the Flash, you know because I hate flying.
What did you want to be when you grew up?
Somebody who works on computers and servers.
What was your first job?
My first job was working at Sea World. I was a vendor at the Shamu show. I had to yell, "Popcorn! Soda!"
What is your favorite part about living in Las Vegas?
It's a 24-hour town. There's always something to do. No traffic like Southern California.
What is your favorite thing about working for Office1?
It's great coming into work. It feels like a family. It's not like a job, it's more like a hobby. It's nice coming in and enjoying what I do.
Pick one of the three O's (Origin, Operation, Opportunity) and tell us what it means to you?
Opportunity, we have the opportunity to always be on the forefront of technology. We are always constantly learning new things as technology evolves.
What’s the biggest project on your to-do list right now?
The biggest project on my to-do list is my to-do list. It's like 10 pages long.
What excites you the most about technology?
Back to the big O, the endless opportunities that it brings to mankind. The benefits, it automates things.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
I like watching football, hockey, basketball. Really any kind of sports. Lately I've been able to go hiking locally in Las Vegas. I also enjoy building custom computers and playing video games like Overwatch, Counter-Strike, Battlefield and Call of Duty.
What is your favorite quote?
My favorite quote is from Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO. He says, "Be nerdy and work hard.
One thing your co-workers would be surprised to know about you?
In the early 90's, I shattered and broke my elbow and because of that my left arm is shorter than my right. I'm in the Book of Medicine because it was one of the first times doctors used pins to hold the bones together. It's permanent too!
Interested in helping us build a more innovative world? We're hiring!