As Backblaze continues to grow, we’re constantly on the lookout for talented folks in all of our departments. Our latest hire is Annalisa, who is joining our Support team as a Junior Technical Support Representative. Let’s learn a bit more about Annalisa, shall we?
What is your Backblaze title?
Junior Technical Support Representative.
Where are you originally from?
I was born and raised in West Des Moines, IA, but have spent the last decade with Baton Rouge, LA being my home base.
What attracted you to Backblaze?
The simplicity of the product and the atmosphere/attitude of the employees is what attracted me to Backblaze.
What do you expect to learn while being at Backblaze?
I expect to learn as much as possible about how cloud backup actually works.
Where else have you worked?
Since school, I’ve worked in Nashville, New Orleans, Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and Baton Rouge. I am ready to not move again.
Where did you go to school?
Middle Tennessee State University for Sound Engineering.
What’s your dream job?
Someday I would like to be the ADR Sound Mixer on big budget movies, or mix an album for Justin Timberlake.
Favorite place you’ve traveled?
My favorite place to visit is Philadelphia. The scenery is beautiful and there is so much history everywhere.
I love creating unique Doctor Who or Marvel cross-stitch.
Of what achievement are you most proud?
Creating and fully executing a sound system in a gym with no complaints from the audience.
Coke or Pepsi?
Why do you like certain things?
I like things that make me think or end up making me learn something.
Annalisa joins the select few folks in the office that prefer Pepsi to Coke—but we’ll keep on stocking it. Welcome Annalisa, and if the sound quality in our videos gets better, you’ll know who to thank!