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Typical 24: Eran Yaniv, CEO, Perfecto Mobile

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  Name: Eran Yaniv

  Job title: CEO

  Company: Perfecto Mobile

  Location: Boston, MA

  Years’ experience: 15



1.      What time do you reach the office each day?
7:30 a.m. 

2.      Is your job varied?
Yes, very.

3.      Is your job creative?

4.      What do you spend the majority of your time doing?
Strategizing and visiting with customers.

5.      Do you personalise your desk?
Yes, I have a case of Pez dispensers in my office.

6.      Would you describe yourself as creative?

7.      Do you have any quirky daily rituals?
I run every day

8.      Do you tend to work on your own or with colleagues?
Collaboration is key

9.      How many hours on average do you work a day?
10-12 hours

10.   Roughly how much time do you spend each day on email? Taking calls? In meetings?
I spend between 1-2 hours on email and taking calls and about 6 hours in meetings.

11.   Do you use social media much for work?
Sometimes, sure.

12.   What do you enjoy most about your work?
Hearing from a satisfied customer. Then I know it’s worth all of the effort.

13.   What type of music (if any) do you listen to at work?
Do TED Talks count?

14.   What do you do for lunch?
What is lunch?

15.   Do you socialise with work colleagues?
I tend to encourage socializing when appropriate.

16.   Are there any tasks (through your career) you’ve been especially glad to get rid of?
Actual coding

17.   What is your last task of your day?
Brushing my teeth, till then I was at work.

18.   How do you like to relax after work?
I like to learn new magic tricks to unwind

19.   Do you keep checking email through the evening?
Yes, with a distributed workforce it’s a must.

20.   Do you take work projects home with you?

21.   What would you say to your 20-year old self?
You can’t even begin to imagine what the future holds!

22.   If you could try out any job for a day, what would you choose?
Janitor on the International Space station.

23.   What device did you use to answer these questions?

24.   Do you use your own personal device for work?



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