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SOCRATIC TECHNOLOGIES

ED RODGERS

Director of Marketing

Started At Socratic: 2019

I oversee the marketing and marketing operations for the organization.  From the website and emails to social media and videos, I ensure we put Socratic in front of people looking for a market research solution.

THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I'VE EVER BEEN GIVEN?

PEOPLE DON’T WANT TO HEAR YOUR PROBLEMS; THEY WANT TO HEAR THE STORY OF HOW YOU WILL PICK YOURSELF UP.  THAT IS WHEN THEY WILL HELP YOU.

YOUR FAVORITE PODCASTS/BOOKS?

IT WOULD HAVE TO BE THE MASTER AND COMMANDER BOOKS FROM PATRICK O’BRIEN. TOOK ME OVER A YEAR TO READ ALL 21 BOOKS IN THE SERIES.

IF YOU COULD BE ANYWHERE OTHER THAN HERE, RIGHT THIS MINUTE, WHERE WOULD YOU BE?

ON A BEACH IN A TROPICAL LOCATION.

WHAT ARE YOU HAPPIEST DOING WHEN NOT AT WORK?

SKIING WITH MY KIDS.

WHAT'S THE MOST INSPIRING PART OF YOUR JOB?

GETTING TO PROMOTE VERY INTERESTING WORK AND SMART PEOPLE TO A WIDER AUDIENCE.

WHICH INDUSTRY/SECTOR HAVE YOU SEEN BENEFIT THE GREATEST FROM MARKET RESEARCH?

MOBILE APPS AND ONLINE COMPANIES WHO ARE USING RESEARCH TO UNDERSTAND THEIR AUDIENCES.

IF I COULD INVENT A HOLIDAY, IT WOULD DEFINITELY INVOLVE...

THE REQUIREMENT OF PEOPLE HAVING TO SPEND TIME WITH PEOPLE THEY DO NOT KNOW AND ENJOY EITHER FOOD OR DRINK OR BOTH.

DO YOU HAVE ANY SKILLS OR TALENTS THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT?

I CAN COOK REALLY GOOD FOOD.

FINISH THIS SENTENCE. ON SUNDAY MORNINGS, YOU CAN USUALLY FIND ME...

DOING MY BEST AT DOING NOTHING WITH A CUP OF COFFEE.

WHAT $100 PURCHASE OR LESS HAS MOST POSITIVELY IMPACTED YOUR LIFE IN THE LAST YEAR?

A BETTER READING LIGHT FOR MY FAVORITE CHAIR.