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Meet the Team: Kevin

By Kristyn Potter

Meet the Team: Kevin
How you got started with IntheClouds
Dan and I have been friends since college. We were both in the music industry program. The first time I can remember meeting him was when he got kicked out of the department’s annual welcome meeting for new students. He was a character. Now they invite him back every year to inspire students - go figure.
I watched Dan slowly grow ITC into “a thing” over the years and really admired him for it. He was passionate about the bands and the music, he pursued it because he loved doing it. Total DIY mentality. I did my part to support the cause buying records, sending him opportunities, coming out to shows for new releases... but in 2016 he told me he wasn’t sure he could keep it going and I told him I wanted to do more. I put together a proposal to take some work off of Dan’s plate. It started with a relaunch of the website. I pulled in help from a former colleague from Sony, June Lim, to help with the redesign and asked my roommate Rich Chu to do the coding that was over my head. From there things just started to snowball. 
Favorite band of all time
Deftones
The band or artist you love that everyone else seems to hate (or a band you hate that everyone seems to love)
The band “issues”. I know they’re all the rage with the kids so I guess I’m officially old.
What you do for intheclouds
I focus on business growth. I’ve been pulling people in, adding processes and collaboration tools, doing SWOT analysis, and serving as product owner of the eCommerce systems.
What you do as a day job
Product Owner at NBC Universal and Principal of Profyts LLC.
Something very few people know about you
I listen to Jazz on Sunday mornings because it makes me feel like an adult... not sure why. It’s just background music for cooking breakfast or reading the news but it elicits a mood that I can’t reproduce on a weekday or even Saturday.
Last song you listened to
Post Malone “Congratulations”

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Meet The Team: Emma

By Dan Marter

Meet The Team: Emma

How did you get started with intheclouds?

I was interested in product management so I reached out to Kevin who I used to work with at Sony. He needed help with customer experience (my background) so he approached me about sharing my expertise in exchange for learning how to build and manage a product. 

 

Super rad. What's your favorite band of all time?

Alabama Shakes 

 

The band or artist you love that everyone else seems to hate (or a band you hate that everyone seems to love):

I can't get into The Used. I've tried, but they are not for me. 

 

What specifically do you do for intheclouds?

I ideate ways to improve and optimize customer experience. 

 

What is your day job?

Customer Success at an edTech company. 

 

Something very few people know about you ...

I’m a DJ

 

Last song you listened to?

Something by the Beatles 

 

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Meet the ITC team: Steve

By Kristyn Potter

Meet the ITC team: Steve

Leading up to our big 7 year anniversary—coming later this month—we wanted to do a series of posts on the people behind intheclouds, making the magic happen. The site was just Dan for the longest time, but he's brought in some rad people along the way. First up, meet Steve ...

 
How you got started with intheclouds: 
Kevin had approached me about using my photoshop & design skills to help them set up the images and help intheclouds offer more services, such as logo design and album art, to artists
Favorite band of all time: 
Slipknot
The band or artist you love that everyone else seems to hate (or a band you hate that everyone seems to love): 
I've come around to so many bands as I get older but I still don't see what the big deal is with Radio Head
 
What you do for Intheclouds
Design and Image Formatting
What you do as a day job
Visual Effects and Animation student at Gnomon in Hollywood CA
 
Something very few people know about you: 
I first had my artwork published in Time for Kids magazine with a political cartoon depicting the Israeli Palestinian conflict in 1997 when I was 12 years old
 
Last song you listened to: 
Genesis "Invisible Touch"

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