In our monthly blog segment “What’s Brewing at Bigger Brains,” I’m happy to introduce members of the Bigger Brains team of experts (and the coffees that they bring to the Teams meeting table). Today let’s meet Markel Samuel!
What’s your role at Bigger Brains?
I am an Information Technology Intern!
What’s your favorite thing about your job?
My favorite part is getting to practice what I’ve learned in the classroom and applying it.
What does it mean to you to be a leader?
To be a leader means you can effectively communicate a goal and efficiently get it done.
How do you prioritize your many responsibilities?
I prioritize my goals by keeping a mental score and building attributes to attack long-term plans.
What is something that you would love to learn someday?
I would love to learn to play golf one day.
What do you admire most about your family?
My parents were teen parents, and I admire their perseverance. I have no excuse not to be successful thanks to them.
What do you like to do outside of work?
Outside of work I enjoy playing basketball and learning to play HackTheBox.
Where’s somewhere you’d love to travel?
I’d love to travel to South Island, New Zealand it has lakes, mountains, and wonderful beaches. The best time to go is in the summer.
If you could choose anyone, who would you pick as your mentor?
If I could choose anyone to be my mentor, it would be Steve Jobs. His creativity and ability to communicate his ideas made him one of the greatest marketing geniuses of all time.