For the first Zapponian Spotlight of 2012, we’re getting to know a little bit about Donny G., a senior User Experience Designer from Zappos Development, Inc.
Donny considers Alaska his home state and moved around the country as a “military brat”. The self-proclaimed “geek at heart” is also a talented athlete. Donny was an All-American basketball player in college and spent some time playing a little pro ball as well.
Read on to learn more about Donny:
Pick 3 words to describe your personal style
D: Passionate, Determined, Hippie
Who is your favorite musician or band?
D: Dave Matthews Band
Name 3 things you never leave home without?
D: Open mind, kind heart, and my cell phone
If you could have dinner with one famous person, who would it be?
D: Would have been Steve Jobs but now I would say Warren Buffett
What’s the weirdest thing to ever happen to you?
D: Growing up, for about 3 years straight every holiday (albeit Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving) I ended up in the hospital from things like trying to jump over a car with my bike, playing hockey in the street, tackle football (no pads) with football buddies, etc.
What’s your favorite part about working at Zappos?
The awesome people I get the pleasure of working with!!!