A Britelight on Edial Dekker
A look into the life of a Briteling.
Meet Edial, our talented Senior Product Manager tackling page creation, leading a cross functional team of engineering, product and design. Here’s a peek into his life!
6:04 AM: Edial starts the day off “brite” and early with a run near Lake Merrit, Oakland before he heads across the bay to the office.
9:45 AM: Edial gets some work in at his desk before meetings kick off for the day. As a Senior Product Manager, it is his job to create the vision and roadmap for the product, and keep the team innovative and creative.
11:30 AM: Before lunch, Edial leads the daily “stand up” check-in meeting with his team.
3:15 PM: Edial camps out in one of the many of the comfy, quiet work nooks in the office, a great place to switch it up and stay productive and fresh throughout the workday.
(photo courtesy of Cory Doctorow )
7:30 PM: Edial heads from SoMa to the Mission for Chocolate 101: a chocolate making class at Dandelion Chocolates, a company he worked with to help build their event page on Eventbrite.
10:07 PM: After getting back to Oakland, Edial preps for a weekend surfing adventure. Edial moved from Berlin this spring, and a trip to Santa Cruz is the perfect way to explore the Bay Area!
Edial by the numbers:
14 people on the cross-department Event Page Team.
3 things Edial puts on his to-do list that he sets out to accomplish everyday.
5 years Edial spent studying to become a chef.
60 people came to his pop dinner that he hosted with some friends in Amsterdam over the holidays.
2 magazine covers that Edial has graced the cover of: CNBC Business and Sprout magazine.