#MeetMass! What does RDR2, MC Hammer, and Elon Musk have in common?

Sam Kim, Director of Marketplace

They’re all part of Sam’s questionnaire answers!

Meet Sam Kim, Director of Marketplace at MassGenie! When he’s not playing RDR2 or watching basketball, he’s dreaming about being a killer whale! Read the inside scoop on the life of Sam.

 

What was the best concert you ever attended?
MC Hammer. It was my first concert I went to in 6th grade. I had no idea what was going on

If you could be any animal, which would you be?
Killer Whale

What’s the last video game you played?
Red Dead Redemption 2

What are you passionate about?
Basketball

What are you currently watching on Netflix?
Terrace House

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
Elon Musk

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?
Lawrys

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?
Venice Italy

What do you like about working at a start-up?
Collaboration

Which four individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most?
2Pac, Kanye West, Steve Jobs, Bruce Lee

What’s your favorite movie?
Shawshank Redemption

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Black

What’s the most helpful way for you to get feedback?
Just tell me

What is your favorite family tradition?
Sunday Morning TV show watching in bed with family

Who is your least favorite superhero?
Hawkeye

What’s the best part of working at MassGenie?
My Co-workers

 

Source of questions: Tiny Pulse

#MeetMass! Did you see the concert with Bastille and Ella Eyre?

Wynnie Thoi, Social Media Specialist at MassGenie

Wynnie Thoi, Social Media Specialist at MassGenieMeet our team! Wynnie Thoi is our Social Media Specialist at MassGenie! She loves books, recycling, and oral hygiene!

Who inspires you? My dad who is so hard working and handy. He never asks for help and is always so calm and composed. He reminds me that I can do anything; I just have to do it.

What was the best concert you ever attended? Bastille with Ella Eyre as the opener 🙌

If you could be any animal, which would you be? A cat because they’re so flexible, always land on their feet, and take naps.

What’s the last book you read? 1Q84 by Murakami

What are you passionate about? Oral hygiene and recycling.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done? Had surgery under local anesthetic and rock climbed outdoors without a rope.

What are you currently watching on Netflix? New Girl

What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now? This fun and difficult rock climbing route in Malibu.

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day? Any Iron Chef judge.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had? Anniversary dinner with the boyfriend at a French restaurant in San Francisco.

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go? Petra, Jordan

What are some of your pet peeves? When someone throws away their trash and misses, but leaves it.

What do you like about working at a start-up? The incorporation of social media into its marketing strategies and the collaboration of ideas from different types of people.

What’s your secret talent that no one knows about? I can curl my tongue into a burrito AND a clover.

Which four individuals, living or dead, would you like to eat dinner with the most? Neil Degrasse Tyson, Robin Williams, Pope Francis, and Anthony Bourdain.

What’s your favorite movie? This is extremely difficult to determine, but as of right now I recently enjoyed watching Blue Jasmine and Coco.

If you were a crayon, what color would you be? Yellow!

What’s the most helpful way for you to get feedback? Constructively and objectively.

What is your favorite family tradition? Going for walks on the beach together after a large meal.

Who is your least favorite superhero? Hawkeye and Falcon. Sorry, you do not have any powers, just really nice equipment.

What’s the best part of working at MassGenie? Working with such a diverse and kind group of individuals!

Source of questions: Tiny Pulse

 

#MeetMass! Would you hike the Tongariro Crossing?

Megan Kerkhof, MassGenie

Megan Kerkhof, MassGenie

Get to know the MassGenie team! Megan Kerkhof, Community Marketing Manager, likes long walks on the beach, pina coladas, and swimming with 13 ft Tiger Sharks!

Which four individuals, living or dead, would you want to eat dinner with?
Jim Carrey, Gary Vaynerchuk, Bruce Willis, and Robin Williams.

What’s your favorite music to listen to?
I listen to a bit of everything, but my 5 Sirius stations are: Hair Nation, 70s, 90s, Hits, and The Highway!

What was the best concert you ever attended?
Edguy in Germany! It was a metal concert and the lead’s voice was so amazing. Plus the drum solo was super awesome because it consisted of a two minute flute interlude! Very unique and an absolute amazing time.

What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?
Hiked Tongariro Crossing in New Zealand (the peak near Mount Doom in Lord of the Rings). I’m scared of heights and when you’re walking across a short ledge between two peaks and the wind is blowing, it definitely tests your fears.

If you could be any animal, which would you be?
A shark! They are my all time favorite animal and the thought of swimming underwater without having to hold my breath sounds awesome! Plus, I love sushi! 🙂

What’s the last book you read?
Wild by Cheryl Strayed.

What are you passionate about?
Fitness, exploring different cultures and countries, sharks and ocean conservation, and social media!

What are you currently watching on Netflix?
Black Mirror! Thanks to recommendations from my awesome colleagues. Also watching Criminal Minds, New Girl, and Ultimate Beastmaster!

What’s the coolest thing you’re working on right now?
This questionnaire! 🙂

Who would you most like to swap places with for a day?
Lady Gaga! I want to know what it feels like to be an awesome singer.

What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?
Fettuccini Alfredo in Venice Italy! The dish isn’t really authentic Italian, but there was one place that had it and it was the best! Accompanied with mussels and clams in a white wine sauce for an appetizer, I could easily eat that meal 3 times a week for the rest of my life! I went back to that restaurant about 10 times over the course of 4 trips.

If you could visit anywhere in the world you’ve never been, where would you go?
The Amazon!

What are some of your pet peeves?
People who change lanes without signaling, people who cough and don’t cover their mouth… you know. The basics.

What do you like about working at a start-up?
Communication is awesome! With just a few of us in the office, we’re able to bounce ideas back and forth and really get new upcoming projects going in a flash!

What’s your secret talent that no one knows about?
I’m really good at planning trips and vacations- creating portfolios filled with itineraries, receipts, confirmations, time schedules, etc.! I also bar flared at TGI Fridays for three years. I’m no Tom Cruise, but I can flip a bottle or two!

What’s your favorite movie?
Jaws! Followed by Deep Blue Sea, 47 Meters Down, Shark Night 3D…Did I mention I like sharks? 🙂

If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Green! It’s the best color all the way!

What’s the most helpful way for you to get feedback?
Direct and in the moment.

What is your favorite family tradition?
Slumber parties with my family on Christmas Eve and waking up early with the kids to open presents. Last Christmas Eve we even added onesie costumes to the mix!

What’s the best part of working at MassGenie?
The team! We’ve got a really cool group of individuals that work here. From bouncing ideas back and forth to chatting about awesome Netflix series, it’s never a boring day at MassGenie 🙂

 

Questions courtesy of: Tiny Pulse