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  • 12 October 2020
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Hello and welcome to the SaaSOps Community! Let’s start with some introductions:

  • What is your name?
  • Job title?
  • Company?
  • Location?
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365?
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination?
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...

 


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  • What is your name? Jesse McKim
  • Job title? Senior IT Manager
  • Company? Udacity
  • Location? Mountain View, CA
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Absolute abomination!
  • Truly love being in IT! I love doing wizard stuff for end users. Looking forward to using BetterCloud to automate everything!

 

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  • What is your name? John Craighead
  • Job title? Co-Founder
  • Company? Restack Technology
  • Location? Sydney Australia
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Both
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? We put pineapple on pizza in Australia but that doesn’t mean I agree with it :)
    We also put beetroot on hamburgers… so there you go.
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
  • I’ve climbed mountains in Nepal, lived on islands in French Polynesia, surfed all over the world and run ultra marathons. If it’s easy, it’s not worth doing!
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  • What is your name? Michael Marks
  • Job title? Director of Product Management
  • Company? BetterCloud
  • Location? Atlanta
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? ¿Porque no las dos?
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? You do your thing, but keep that pineapple away from me
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include… 
    • This is Kirby. He’s pretty cool. 
    • I’ve been getting into wet-on-wet paining (a la Bob Ross), love reading anything and everything, and can bake a mean chocolate chip cookie.
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Hello and welcome to the SaaSOps Community! Let’s start with some introductions:

  • What is your name? Maria E Alicea Howe
  • Job title? Admin Assist
  • Company? Maple Shade School District
  • Location?NJ
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Microsoft
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? :watermelon:
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...

 

 

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  • What is your name?  Rachel Orston
  • Job title? Chief Customer Officer
  • Company? Bettercloud
  • Location? ATL
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365?  Google, but I love my MSFT Surface and am the only one at BC who uses one (proudly!) 
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination?  When in the mood, pineapple works for me, but my favorite topping in pizza is fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and pesto.  
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...Mom of two teenagers, Peloton enthusiast (find me @Dreamality) and always looking for ways our company can improve our customer experience and create a fanatical community of SaaSOps stars.  #strivetodelight 

 

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  • What is your name? - Nate McBride
  • Job title? - VP of Blinky Lights and Stuff
  • Company? - Ohana Biosciences
  • Location? - Cambridge, MA and my barn
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? - Google FTW
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? - Genius
  • Preferred Scotch for the End of the World - Lagavulin 16
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  • Claire Lindsey
  • Operations Manager
  • RiskIQ, Inc.
  • San Francisco
  • Google
  • 🍍 on 🍕 is Genius!!!
  • I’m obsessed with my 2 pups: Hayley & Jack  (Chiweenies) 

     

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  • What is your name? Nicholas or Nick...I swear it doesn’t matter
  • Job title? IT Manager - North America
  • Company? KeepTruckin
  • Location? Stationed in the Bay Area currently
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? GOOGLE GANG 4 LYFE
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Look, I understand the concept, sweet, salty and savory in one bite. But naw I’m good and you ain’t in my squad if you roll with that.
  • The forever DM always looking to be a PC again.
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  • What is your name? Andrew S
  • Job title? Business Systems
  • Company? nedwos
  • Location? “Sunny” Blackpool, UK
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Client Facing: Google; Internal Systems: Microsoft
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Genius
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
    I like Victorian engineering, coal fires and Scrooge :)
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  • What is your name? Ashley Kelnhofer
  • Job title? Director of Marketing
  • Company? Cloudbakers
  • Location? Denver, CO
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? LOVE pineapple on pizza!
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...I’m a huge Disney fanatic and this will be the second year of my life that I’ve missed getting to experience the magic of Walt Disney World. If there’s one weekend you need to take part in at some point, it’s Dapper Days (happens twice per year in FL & CA). It’s the best!
     
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  • What is your name? Shmulik Hamerman
  • Job title? Sr. Systems Administrator
  • Company? Pearl Capital Business Funding
  • Location? Jersey City, NJ
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Both. Google: Gmail, Drive, Chat, Chromebooks/boxes Microsoft 365: OWA/Exchange, Office Apps 
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? I can imagine the abomination but I’m willing to try anything once
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include… I have an unhealthy addiction to all things coffee/espresso and hot sauce. I love to cook, mix cocktails, and have been getting into food photography.  

Hello and welcome to the SaaSOps Community! Let’s start with some introductions:

  • What is your name? Mark Lindsey
  • Job title? CEO
  • Company? Digital Genetics
  • Location? San Diego, California
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? 365
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Genius
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...SiteCore XP CMS DXP, JavaScript services, Angularjs framework, automated design and authoring,, reusable template engine, experience analytics,  MS Dynamics CRM bi-directional data exchange, pipeline-automated template creation, RPA, multivariate optimization testing, journey tracking, universal machine-augmented interactive behavior 1:1 personalization.

 

 

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  • What is your name? 
    • Caleb Coy
  • Job title?
    • Corporate Engineer, Google Workspace
  • Company?
    • Stripe
  • Location?
    • Saint Louis, MO
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365?
    • Google Workspace, though I do keep an M365 instance around to poke at from time to time
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination?
    • Cheese pie is the one true way, as far as I’m concerned. But as the saying goes - don’t yuck someone else’s yum. 
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
    • When I’m not doing Google things, I’m probably working on my growing media network, including hosting three podcasts :grimacing: (nightshiftradio.com). Nothing tech related……….. yet!
  • Jessica McKay
  • Account Manager 
  • Cloudbakers
  • Denver
  • GWS
  • 🍍 on 🍕, NEVER
  • I am excited to be a part of SaasOps
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  • What is your name? Steven
  • Job title? IT Sys Admin
  • Company? Hillspire
  • Location? New York
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Divine idea :relaxed:
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…  Love reading comics and watching anime.
  • What is your name? Jeremiasz Strozyk
  • Job title? ITOps Engineer
  • Company? Netguru
  • Location? Poznan, Poland
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? I don’t like it, but I won’t argue if this is 
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
    Some time ago i had a deep dive into Google ecosystem and I’m still going deeper :D 
    I love hiking and a night in a hammock in the woods is when I rest the best :)
  • Craig Somers
  • Global IT Director
  • Cloudfactory
  • UK
  • Google Workspace
  • PIzza can carry anything off.

 

  • What is your name? Ahmed Mohamed
  • Job title? Senior Infrastructure Engineer
  • Company? Knowbe4 Inc.
  • Location? Tampa, FL
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace (I like to call it GWS)
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Genius, I also add jalapenos and chicken, try it before you doubt it. 
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
    • Personally, I enjoy traveling and exploring the cultures of the world. 
    • Professionally, I enjoy automations and efficiency. 
    • If done right you can save enough time for anything.

Hello and welcome to the SaaSOps Community! Let’s start with some introductions:

  • What is your name?
  • Job title?
  • Company?
  • Location?
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365?
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination?
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...

 

Hi everyone and thanks for the warm welcome!

Name: Christian Newman

Title: Director and Founder

Company: Rise Digital | Google Workspace Partners

Location: Vancouver 🇨🇦 

👏🏼 Google 👏🏼 Workspace 👏🏼

✔️🍍🍕 

Random stuff: 18-year TELUS alumni 📱 New Google Cloud Partner 👨🏻💻 Chinese language student 🉑 Health enthusiast 💚

Connect with me on LinkedIn

  • What is your name? Michelle Boehm
  • Job title? Customer Success Manager
  • Company? BetterCloud!
  • Location? Austin, TX
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? Google Workspace (fun fact: I worked on the Google Workspace Deal Desk Team (then “Google Apps for Work”) as my first job out of college!)
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? GENIUS, mouth watering just thinking about it…. :yum:
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include…
    • I drive with two feet -- my dad is a hobbyist race car driver and taught me this way for “faster response times” (and no, I don’t know how to drive a stick :joy: )
    • I want to include a picture of my dog because he is the love of my life. Enjoy! :grin:
The love of my life

 

  • What is your name? Mark Harper
  • Job title? IT Enterprise Solutions Manager
  • Company? Helix
  • Location? San Mateo
  • Google Workspace or Microsoft 365? O365 please it is a more mature product with better support
  • 🍍 on 🍕, genius or an abomination? Oh Yeah! Grilled Pineapple is a winner… Best Pizza slice though is the Big Sur from Pizza My Heart!
  • (optional) Any other info about yourself that you’d like to include...The answer is always Miata! Especially a trackable Miata

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