10 questions with… Anna Watkins, UK managing director of Verizon Media
In an try and showcase the personalities of the individuals behind the media and advertising sector, The Drum speaks to people who’re bringing one thing a little bit completely different to the business and talks to them about what insights and life expertise they’ll supply the remainder of us. This week’s 10 Questions are put to Verizon Media’s UK managing director Anna Watkins.
What was your first ever job?
It will have been washing my dad’s automobile to earn my £1 pocket cash every week. Good man.
Which business buzzword annoys you most?
Who do you discover most fascinating to observe on social media?
@POTUS is really mind-boggling.
what’s the spotlight of your profession (to date?)
Working with such a inventive, inspiring and clever bunch of individuals each step of the best way.
What piece of tech are you able to not dwell with out?
It is baffling that I used to be born in London but nonetheless appear to make use of Citymapper daily.
Who or what did you’ve got posters of in your bed room wall as a teen?
Adam Ant and Rely Dracula (aged 7). I am not fairly certain what that claims about me.
In promoting, what wants to vary quickly?
We want a really various workforce.
In case you may change something a few social media platform you utilize, which one and what would you select to do?
It’s extra a query of adjusting myself – I must flex my inventive muscle tissues if I’m ever to make a couple of buddy on Tumblr…
What’s (in your opinion) the best movie/album/e-book of your life?
Scarface / Signal of the Instances / Conflict and Peace – delusions of grandeur, mine and theirs.
Which business occasion are you able to not afford to overlook annually and why?
The massive awards bashes – it is like going to a sequence of weddings the place half the friends.
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