Vode Partner, CRO and International Rock Star
December 3, 2018
Q: How does being in a rock & roll band make you successful at Vode?
A: It helps me exercise my left brain. I deal with numbers, margins and revenues at Vode. When I play music I’m able to be creative and delve into a grey area. Music is my release valve and brain balancer.
Q: Do you think the new Vode ulo is more rock & roll or more business?
A: More rock & roll… always on the move, creative, colorful, adaptable and focused all at once.
Q: What song reminds you of a typical day at Vode?
A: Ain’t Wastin’ Time No More by the Allman Brothers. It reminds me that life is short and you need to make the most of each and every day.
On a good day… Takin’ Care of Business by Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
On a rough day… Ozzy Osbourne’s Crazy Train.
Q: How are Rock & Roll finances different than business finances.
A: When I make my $100 per gig I get really excited. It’s somehow more exciting than direct deposit. It’s my fun money.
Q: You were born and raised in Austria. How did this influence your musical stylings?
A: I started playing classical piano at age 8. Growing up in Vienna, music was taught to children at a very young age. All the kids in my neighborhood played multiple instruments. We sang Christmas carols and folks songs and music was a big part of everyday life. Of course, in my teens I started embracing jazz, blues and rock & roll.