25 in their 20′s: I’m honored!

This year, I was nominated as a finalist in the San Diego Business Journal’s 25 in their 20′s awards! The award recognizes young dynamic people who have made significant career achievements and demonstrated social responsibility. It was an honor to be named as a finalist next to my incredible colleague Georgia Daubert, and I look forward to celebrating this recognition for the rest of my marketing career. Thanks SDBJ!

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Hello new Heinz

I am a ketchup aficionado. I love it so much, and I put it on lots of different stuff.

Recently, I watched Gary Hustwit’s documentary Objectified, and it has really changed the way I look at the products I use. To quote the site, “the film documents the creative processes of some of the world’s most influential product designers, and looks at how the things they make impact our lives.” The film explored our obsession with products, and the designers that create them. Cameras used to be square boxes to make room for the film, but now that we live in a digital world, why do they have to be that shape? How can you make a product that’s been around for 100 years seem new and different, and customized to the needs of the consumer? Let’s design the product for the user. Simple, and yet more difficult than it sounds.

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