Welcome Daniel — Sales Development Rep

Our sales team is growing! As Backblaze for Business continues to grow, we needed someone to come in and help our sales team. That help came in the form of Daniel, the latest Sales Development Representative to join Backblaze! Lets learn a bit more about Daniel shall we?

What is your Backblaze Title?
Sales Development Representative

Where are you originally from?
Waipahu, HI

What attracted you to Backblaze?
I was referred by Natalie Cook, checked it out online, and knew I needed to work here because of the family-like culture!

What do you expect to learn while being at Backblaze?
I look forward to developing my B2B sales & prospecting skills.

Where else have you worked?
I used to work at Equinox Fitness, Betts Recruiting, & lululemon. I’ve also been a private vocal coach, too!

Where did you go to school?
I received my Bachelors of Music and Masters of Fine Arts from Notre Dame de Namur University here in Belmont, CA.

What’s your dream job?
I would love to be a backup singer for an amazing pop vocalist like Shawn Mendes, Charlie Puth, or, if circumstances were different, Whitney Houston. RIP my queen!

Favorite place you’ve traveled?
New York City

Favorite hobby?

Of what achievement are you most proud?
Being the first in my family to get a graduate degree.

Star Trek or Star Wars?
Star Wars

Coke or Pepsi?
Diet Coke, all day every day!

Green or Black iced tea?
Black tea is great, but I really love an Arnold Palmer, too. Keep it sweet!

Favorite food?
Korean food. Gotta love those side dishes.

Why do you like certain things?
Not to toot my own horn, but I have impeccable taste (read: sarcasm).

Anything else you’d like you’d like to tell us?
If you ever want to go out to try a new restaurant, play some tennis, or hit up a karaoke bar, I’m your guy!

Arnold Palmer’s are delicious and we just might have to start stocking some lemonade in the office. Can’t believe we’ve dropped the ball on that!


About Yev

Yev Pusin is the senior director of Marketing and sometimes Marketing chief of staff at Backblaze, which he joined in 2011. Yev has a degree in business and communications from the University of Iowa, where he developed an alliteration affinity. Yev enjoys writing in an amusing way about the "why" of things and how decisions are made, so that readers can learn and be entertained all at once. Follow Yev on: Twitter: @YevP | LinkedIn: Yev Pusin