MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSONS:
"My parents. They instilled integrity, work ethic, discipline, faith, and core values. They never quit pushing me to be a better person."
LAST BOOK READ:
"The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things, by Barry Glassner."
WORDS THAT DESCRIBE ME:
"Driven, passionate, ethical, and impatient."
WHERE MY FIELD/INDUSTRY IS HEADED:
"Self-service is permeating every aspect of our lives. Technology is enabling commerce on our own terms, from wherever and whenever we choose, whether it is ordering lunch or purchasing a vehicle."
FAVORITE TECHNOLOGICAL GADGET:
"Web-enabled Baby Cam. The ability to watch my baby girl fall asleep from anywhere in the world still amazes me."
"Gaylord, Michigan, in the summer, the Cayman Islands in the winter."
"Wakeboarding, golf, and ATVs."
MY HIDDEN TALENT:
"Former professional skydiver and world record holder."
HOW I WANT TO BE REMEMBERED:
"As successfully fulfilling each of the roles I played in life: husband, father, son, brother, uncle, friend, coworker, etc."
At the annual awards reception in May 2015, one Leader & Innovator from the previous 12 months will be selected as the Leader & Innovator of the Year.