Friday Q&A: Omer Wilson – Digital Realty

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Omer Wilson

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Marketing Director, EMEA – Digital Realty

 

What is….?

The last book / film you read:

Book: ‘The Singularity is near’  – Ray Kurzweil

Film: Bab Aziz (by Nacer Khemir)

The sporting event you’d pay most to watch / avoid:

Watch: The World Cup (Football)

Avoid: Rugby or cricket

The most beautiful place you’ve ever visited:

Istanbul

The place you’d most like to visit:

St. Petersburg

Your favourite waste of time:

Playing ‘Perfect Kick’ on the Nexus

The best bit of a trans-Atlantic flight:

Entertainment systems, films

The app you cannot do without:

WhatsApp

The best stress-buster:

A traditional Turkish bath

The best work trip ever:

Houston, Johnson Space Centre, USA

The best day of the week:

Friday

The one thing you would grab if the office was on fire:

Nothing. Head for the stairs

The thing you know now that you wish you had known five years ago:

Things happen. It’s more important how you react.

The greatest influence on your career:

IBM

The achievement you are most proud of:

Being part of the founding team of eCommerce venture company ProcServe

The steepest learning curve you have been through:

Being part of the founding team of eCommerce venture company ProcServe 🙂

The one thing you would change about the industry:

Trade shows, these will now evolve very quickly

The best thing about being a Marketing Director:

Meeting different people, pretty much daily

The biggest challenge facing brands:

Staying relevant and current in a world that seems to be changing by the hour!


MarketingFriday Q&A: Omer Wilson – Digital Realty