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Meet The Team Questions: Andrew Lukes – CEO

Andrew Lukes - CEO

  1. How long have you been working at iFocus? I joined iFocus in May of 2016.
  2. Describe what you do. I spend a lot of my time acting as a resource for the team – encouraging, assisting, challenging, motivating, directing.
  3. What does a typical workday look like for you? I’m up pretty early, usually around 5AM checking emails. Getting into the office by 8AM and I already have a feel for where the day is going. When I’m not travelling, I try to spend a little time with each person to get a feel for how the projects are performing and to be a resource for the whole team.
  4. Do you have any nicknames in the office? The team gave me the honorary title of Lord of the Digital Nerds.
  5. What would your co-workers say is your most distinguishing feature at work? My dry wit – at least that’s what I think.
  6. Briefly talk about one of your all-time favorite iFocus projects you’ve worked on. I take great pleasure in helping businesses of all sizes to achieve their growth objectives. We recently developed a proprietary dashboard that gives unique insights into how customer campaigns are performing. I enjoy looking through the dashboard regularly and making suggestions to the operations team that show immediate returns right before your eyes.
  7. Besides your own work, what iFocus product/service is your favorite? Why? I love our new site retargeting products because they complement all our other services with such an incredible ROI.
  8. What do you like to do in your free time? My wife and I go for long walks together.
  9. What’s your favorite local KC food joint? Gram and Dunn
  10. What movie or TV show character do you most identify with? Bond, always a Bond guy.
  11. What’s one cool thing that has happened to you recently? Got the whole family together for a wedding in Grand Lake Colorado and everyone had an amazing time!
  12. Describe your ideal weekend getaway. Would love to fly away to a warm sandy beach with my wife.
  13. Are you a cat person or a dog person? Dog person. My shih tzu has been my loyal companion since she adopted me 15 years ago.
  14. What celebrity would you most like to have drinks and a conversation with? Why? Jimmy Buffet. I’ve been a fan of his work and lifestyle since college.
  15. What’s one weird quirk that you have? I drink coffee pretty much all day long.
  16. What social network consumes the greatest amount of your free time? Twitter
  17. What’s one of your favorite quotes? Carpe diem
  18. Describe one thing that’s a source of inspiration for you. My mother. An amazing woman that has more youth and energy than anyone I know.
  19. What’s your favorite part about working at iFocus? Staying so close to cutting edge technology and youthful and optimistic people attracted to it.
  20. What’s the most important thing you’ve learned from working at iFocus thus far? Keep your mind open and you will learn something important every single day.