Get to know:

Andreas

When did you start working at Echometer?

Andreas: First day was January 4th 2021

What is your previous work experience?

Andreas: My background is inside marketing. As an entrepreneur, I founded several companies in this segment and let them grow successfully. Later on, I worked for international agencies in new business areas related to trade-marketing topics.

At Echometer

With a bit more detail: what do you do at Echometer?

Andreas: My task is to make Echometer a globally used tool, wherever retrospectives are part of the agile framework in companies.

What do you like about working at Echometer?

Andreas: 

Startup Culture, Holacracy, Fantastic product, Lovely Colleagues, 100% Professionalism

What was your first week at Echometer like?

Andreas: Full of positive surprises & emotions: jumping into Holacracy is like landing on a different planet.

What was your biggest or funniest fuckup at Echometer?

Andreas: When the first impression goes wrong: First day of work; trains were canceled, I was late ...

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What are your hobbies?

Andreas: 

  • Cooking: I love to create new dishes and cook every night. The biggest award for me was that a German star chef cooked my dish on TV.
  • Sharks: I love to travel around the world and dive with these wonderful creatures. I support different shark-conservation-groups and hold lectures about shark-human interaction for diving schools.
  • Football: I passionately support the SC Preußen Münster and volunteer in the fan area. Always support your local team!

Your top 3 favorite podcasts or books

Andreas: 

  • Douglas Adams: "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy"
  • Keith Richard's bio: "Life"
  • Paul Bocuse: "The Definitive Step-By-Step Guide to Culinary Excellence"

What is a fun fact about you?

Andreas: 

  • I always wear red socks.
  • My sons once called me "transager", meaning I am a pretty young spirit trapped in an old body.
  • I have raised the average age of the company by 5 years.
  • My girlfriend and I live with our two dogs, two horses and we are surrounded by lots of cows.

What are the values that drive you?

Andreas: 

  • Home: MS4L (Münster for Life) – Proud of this beautiful city!
  • Job: Curiosity, Persistance, Integrity & Loyalty
  • Humor: Better to lose a friend than leave out a good joke
  • Social: Nothing will remain of me but the things that I teach my children

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