The Partner Success Management Tribe are a group of multi-national, multi-cultural individuals, spread across four offices and time zones. Our mission is to ensure that all technical queries and communications between our partners and our internal Engineering teams are responded to and resolved as quickly as possible. Get to know more about us:
I grew up in Australia and I'm not afraid of things that will kill you. I love surfing and the outdoors.
From: Jon is from Brisbane, Australia and is based in our Edinburgh office
Last five countries visited: United States, Australia, Canada, Netherlands, Greece
Next on my travel bucket list: Spain, Iceland, South Africa
Top travel tip: Be bold and travel with your children.
Fun fact about me – I originally came to Edinburgh in 2008 for the famous film festival and I never left.
From: Cate is from Norfolk, Virginia and is based in our Edinburgh office.
Last five countries visited: USA, Ireland, The Netherlands, Portugal, Iceland
Next on my travel bucket list: I’d love to visit Japan.
Top travel tip: Travel with an empty water bottle and watch mediocre movies when you fly. Everything is better at 40,000 feet!
Besides work I love hiking and kayaking to appreciate the beauty this world brings us.
From: David is from Taipei, Taiwan, and is based in our Singapore office
Last five countries visited: Indonesia, Japan, UK, US, Croatia
Next on my travel bucket list: Russia
Top travel tip: Be conscious of the airlines you take and the tickets you buy, you might just earn another reward ticket fairly soon!
I am fan of sports including soccer and basketball. I love music and also watching documentary on history.
From: Austin is from Liaoning, China and is based in our Singapore office
Last five countries visited: China, Germany, Indonesia, Malaysia, Netherlands
Next on my travel bucket list: Japan
Top travel tip:
Top tourist spots from online reviews may not always be the best places to visit.
From: Ivan is from Bulgaria and is based in our Sofia office.
Last five countries visited: Singapore, Cambodia Vietnam, Italy and UK
Next on my travel bucket list: Cambodia and Vietnam in March followed by China, Australia and hopefully New Zealand!
Top travel tip: Do a very detailed plan and agenda so you know where you should start, then go with the flow.
I’m really into outdoor activities, especially mountain biking.
From: Jirka is from Czech Republic and is based in our Edinburgh office
Last five countries visited: Romania, Italy, Spain, Austria, Turkey
Next on my travel bucket list: Cycling the Scotland’s famous West Highland Way; Madeira
Top travel tip: Less plans, more adventure : )
In my spare time I can usually be found playing FPS games and drinking various red wines, usually at the same time.
From: Jo is from Perth, Scotland and is based in our Edinburgh office.
Last five countries visited: Portugal, Finland, Spain, USA as well as touring my home country of Scotland!
Next on my travel bucket list: I’d love to visit China and Japan this year.
Top travel tip: If you can’t decide where you’d like to go, use the Skyscanner ‘everywhere’ feature for ideas!
I love living in a tent every now and then, and doing fun outdoors stuff around it.
From: Ivelina is from Yambol, a small town in the south-east of Bulgaria. and is based in our Sofia office
Last five countries visited: Spain, Italy, Serbia, UK, Scotland
Next on my travel bucket list: France
Top travel tip: Always check the 'off-the-beaten track' tips first, and find a high spot where you can observe things from above.
I enjoy getting involved in sports. Games I play on a weekly basis are soccer, table tennis, badminton and water sports like wind surfing, canoeing and wake surfing.
From: Kevin is from and works in our office in Little Sunnyisland (Singapore!)
Last five countries visited: Hong Kong, Australia, Taiwan ,Philippines, Italy
Next on my travel bucket list: China
Top travel tip: Always buy travel insurance!
I love cats, yoga and wine.
From: Lauren is ‘fae’ Keith, Scotland and is based in our Edinburgh office.
Last five countries visited: USA, Portugal, Greece, Spain, France
Next on my travel bucket list: A safari somewhere exotic
Top travel tip: Hire a car so you can see the most of a place.
In my free time I like hiking, cycling and spending time with my family.
From: Lucyna is from Poland and is based in our Edinburgh office
Last five countries visited: Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Romania, Ukraine
Next on my travel bucket list: Iceland
Top travel tip: Make the most of it once you are there ☺
Outside of work, I’m into video filming and editing - be it travel videos, guitar covers or phone/tech reviews.
From: Lukasz is from Krakow, Poland and is based in our Edinburgh office.
Last five countries visited: China, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, United States
Next on my travel bucket list: Japan (not planned yet) and Haiti (I'm going on a heavy metal cruise there next year)
Top travel tip: Look around and check for good opportunities with stopovers – if you’re flexible, you can find some great offers if you are willing to stay somewhere for a day or two, plus you get to see a new place in the process.
Maria Paula Angarita
I am a recovering physicist but still in love with calculus.
From: Maria is from Colombia and is based in our Miami office.
Last five countries visited: Costa Rica, Switzerland, Scotland, Mexico, France
Next on my travel bucket list: Spain, Switzerland (again!), Iceland.
Top travel tip: Carry ibuprofen and noise cancelling headphones with you AT ALL TIMES. Also invest in a good neck pillow!
In my spare time I’m a world renowned mockodile expert, consumer electronics blogger and podcaster.
From: Matteo is from 'far, far away' and is based in our Edinburgh office.
Last five countries visited: USA, Netherlands, Italy, Germany, Spain.
Next on my travel bucket list: China, Japan and Russia.
Top travel tip: Always keep an extra couple of sets of underwear and shirts in your hand luggage.
I love haggis. Also, I own a small photography business and have been published in a couple of magazines.
From: Virginia is from Hollywood, Florida (Not to be confused with Hollywood, California. We don’t have the iconic sign or the cool factor) and is based in our Edinburgh office
Last five countries visited: Spain, Italy, England, Scotland
Next on my travel bucket list: Pawnee, Indiana
Top travel tip: Research your destination and have a loose plan…but be open to change and unexpected opportunities.
The wanderlust is real - I have lived, worked and studied abroad. 40 countries (on 6 continents) down and a whole world to go!
From: Jennifer is a native Floridian, and based in our Miami office.
Last five countries visited: China, UK, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana
Next on my travel bucket list: Jordan, India, and Patagonia South America
Top travel tip: Travel by yourself at least once - Get outside of your comfort zone and surprise yourself. I've also found it can be the best way to make new friends all over the world.
I love to cook, to watch movies, music and film festivals. I am happy when I travel.
From: Maria is from a small city in Lesser Poland, based in our Edinburgh office
Last five countries visited: Poland, New Zealand, Portugal, Japan and Italy
Next on my travel bucket list: the Balkans and Georgia
Top travel tip: Deviate from the most tourist routes and avoid mass tourism.
I am bit of a music geek and I enjoy traveling to see a band or musician. One of my favorite road trips was to Raleigh, NC, to see the Postal Service.
From: I was born in Rochester, NY, but I’ve lived in the Orlando area most of my life.
Last five countries visited: I have not visited 5 countries (yet!), so the last 5 cities I visited are: Bellevue/Seattle, Berlin, Washington D.C., San Francisco, and Denver.
Next on my travel bucket list: After Scotland, Denmark is next on the list.
Top travel tip: I am a big planner when it comes to travel, but I try to leave room for local suggestions/exploring (think “organized spontaneity”).