Employee Spotlight #11: Izzy Gamage
At Bongo, we understand a great product doesn’t happen without fantastic people behind it. With that in mind, we’d like to introduce the team who makes soft skill development a reality every day at Bongo. In the latest installment of our Employee Spotlight, Izzy Gamage talks about his obsession with Lay’s barbecue chips, reveals his musical talents, and makes an interesting karaoke choice.
Read previous installments of our Employee Spotlight on the blog, starting with the world traveler, Melissa Hickey.
Name: Izzy Gamage
Title: Business Development Representative
What is the coolest thing you’re working on right now? I am working on my flexibility. I can almost touch my toes…
If you could visit anywhere in the world right now, where would you go? The Maldives.
What is the best concert you’ve ever attended? Rock the Bells Festival 2007 – I might have been a little young, but I had a chance to see Nas, my favorite artist.
Do you have any hidden talents? I am pretty good at playing the piano, although I don’t perform. I have been playing for 21 years.
Who would you most like to switch places with for a day (this can be a celebrity, family member, animal, coworker, anybody you wish)? DJ Stretch Armstrong, who was the co-host of the Stretch and Bobbito Radio Show back in the day.
What is your go-to karaoke song? I Want You Back by The Jackson 5 is a classic.
If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would you choose? Lay’s barbecue chips – I can’t get enough of them.
What is your all-time favorite movie? The Departed.
How do you typically spend your free time? Taking long naps, playing/watching sports, hanging out with friends, and working out.
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