Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in our We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Silicon Valley Surprise Wens Gerdyman still can’t believe he’s working in Silicon Valley. A native of Java, Indonesia, he thought he would return home after receiving his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. But, after three years as … Continue reading Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Childlike Curiosity As a young child in Southern California, Jen Roop‘s father encouraged her to investigate her own solutions to any questions she had; at 10 she was even put in charge of sourcing paint colors and painters’ … Continue reading Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in our new  We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Hardworking Youth Growing up as the youngest of eight children in Los Gatos, CA, Tricia McKinney learned the value of hard work at a young age. She’s been working since she was 15 and put herself through college … Continue reading Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

IMHO: Ms. Mayer Lacks Trust and Fails to See the Bigger Picture

IMHO: Ms. Mayer Lacks Trust and Fails to See the Bigger Picture

I thought I’d chime in on the Yahoo/Marissa Mayer Can’t Work from Home Edict, even though I’m probably the last person in the world who would issue an opinion this. First off, I must say that I’m clearly biased. I have worked mostly from my home office as a Marketing Consultant for the last nine … Continue reading IMHO: Ms. Mayer Lacks Trust and Fails to See the Bigger Picture