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I’m Alex and this is my role at Testbirds

Oct 24, 2016 | My Role at Testbirds

My Role at Testbirds is a series of blog posts that gives insights into the daily life at the office. Every so often, one of our employees will introduce you to his or her line of work and share some helpful tips.

This week features our Salesbird Alex. He advices clients at the phone.

Origin/Background:
I have German and Romanian roots.

What you do at Testbirds:
I’m generating new leads for our Salesbirds.

Current computer:
Custom build gaming/multimedia PC

Current mobile device:
Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini

One word or phrase that describes best how you work:
Reactive

A typical work day consists of:
Mails, research, calls, meetings

What apps/software/tools can’t you live without?
What’s App

What’s your work setup like?
Monitor, Laptop, Keyboard, Mouse, Phone.

What’s your best time-saving shortcut?
Ctrl + C and ctrl + V

Besides your phone and computer, what gadget can’t you live without (and why)?
There is no such thing.

What everyday thing are you better at than everyone else? What’s your secret?
I enjoy talking a lot!

What do you like to do outside of work?
I like being outdoors with friends but I also enjoy playing a good game for a while.

What’s the best advice/life motto you’ve ever heard?
Take no way as a way and no border as a border.

If you could meet anyone, dead or alive, who would it be?
Either Nicola Tesla or Steve Irwin

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Markus Steinhauser

Chief Operating Officer

Markus fails miserably at losing his southwestern accent. He handles all internal and external communications as well as the expansion of the Testbirds crowd.

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