A Britelight on Edial Dekker

Edial Dekker

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!

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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.

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11:30 AM: Before lunch, Edial leads the daily “stand up” check-in meeting with his team.

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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.

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 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.



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