Being a Panda

How do you describe what BigPanda does? BigPanda collects massive amounts of data from various monitoring systems and correlates it into a small number of incidents so that the IT Ops department can spend their time fixing the problem rather than looking for it. How do you describe your current job to your friends or […]

How do you describe what you do to your friends or family? I help companies ensure the services (like their website, order system, online billing) work as expected and reduce the amount of IT issues that might otherwise impact their customers. How do you explain what BigPanda does? We help companies automate out the bureaucracy […]

What’s one of your superpowers? One of my many superpowers is being a “Girl Dad.” I’ve had the pleasure of raising three wonderful daughters. Being the only boy in our family, I like to think that my sisters had a hand in grooming me for this superpower. What’s something people would be surprised to know […]

How do you describe your job at BigPanda to your friends or family? I am a meeting-maker! I reach out to folks that I think will find value in our solution and set up meetings to explore if we can help solve the problems or challenges they have. How do you explain what BigPanda does? […]

What’s one of your super powers or something people would be surprised to know about you? My superpower is eating ice-cream after a 5km run. I am addicted to almost every reality trash show (The Amazing Race, Love is Blind etc.) and I am also a clean freak so my house looks like a museum! […]

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? I love activities that get my adrenaline pumping. Skydiving? Check. Cliff Jumping? Check. I’m always ready for my next adventure!! What was your very first job? When I was 16 years old, I started my first job as a Sales Rep for State Farm Insurance. […]

What’s one of your superpowers or something people would be surprised to know about you? My superpower is doing multiple things at once. I can code, eat lunch and watch something on YouTube at the same time. I also love playing the bass, going to metal concerts and watching soccer. How would you describe what […]

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? By day, I am the Controller of our Accounting department, a lot of people don’t know that I am quite the handyman – gardening, laying new floors, painting, installing lamps or fans, building furniture – I am not afraid to tackle household projects big or […]

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? I hold a Level 1 Sommelier Certification even though I have never worked in the food and beverage or hospitality industry in my life. It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done “for fun.” What was your very first job? My first job was running the […]

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? I play tabla (the Indian drums) and my musical participation has ranged from playing Indian classical concerts to improvised Celtic-Indian fusion music at Irish bars and International House (Cal) fundraising galas. I produced a full length Celtic-Indian fusion music CD with my friends in 1999! […]

What’s something people would be surprised to know about you? I was the captain of the Argentine Tango Club for 3 years in college where I taught people how to dance, created several choreographies for competitions, and every year put on an Argentine Tango show with a regular attendance of about ~300 people. What was […]