Working on new searches, licensing deals and bringing products to market requires lots of project management. This month, meet one of our secret weapons for keeping these tasks, well… on task! Get to know our Director of Operations, Jim Powell.
Q1. What is your position and what does it entail?
A. My role as Director of Operations at Edison Nation involves project management for developing and existing products and offerings. I focus on facilitating processes and procedures that help us do a better job and look for ways to be more efficient and productive.? The projects change but the goals are to provide the best service and support that I can to help make the product or project as successful as possible.
Q2. What do you enjoy most about working at Edison Nation?
A. I really like the variety of projects that we get involved with and the level of creativity.
Q3. If you could be doing anything else right this moment, what would it be?
A.Trolling for flounder on the South Carolina coast.
Q4. What?s your top secret hidden talent?
A. I know answers to all questions, just some of them are not correct.
Q5. As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A. Saxophone player, but my level of talent made it impossible.
Q6. If you could live someone else?s life for just one day, who would it be?
A. Bill Gates, I could really find some useful projects for his money.
Q7. Who are you often told is your doppelganger?
A. That would be a short John Wayne, Pilgrim.
Q8. What are three things you can?t live without?
- My Family
- Beach Music
Q9. What?s a favorite funny EN office memory?
A. Watching Ryan and Christobal tear up the office over the years and rebuild it, kinda.
Q10. What do you think is the greatest invention in your lifetime and why?
A. The GPS. Now I know where I am going and where I have been and I don?t need to ask for directions.