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PSS Summer '12

Parallels

Read Jackson

Read Jackson ’66

Hidden Hills, California
Owner and EVP of Strategic Partnerships, Apptico Technology Group
Psychology major \\ Kappa Sigma
Hobart Soccer (left wing defense)

1. What’s your best business advice?
Do what you love, but know your product and your audience

2. What is your business goal this year?
Sell my company and move on to something new

3. What makes HWS special?
Being allowed and encouraged to question everything

4. What would you name the autobiography of your life so far?
“I’m Not Finished Yet”

5. What’s the most-played song on your iPod/iPhone?
“Somebody That I Used to Know” by Gotye

6. What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?
In fall 1982 at a little French restaurant off the coast of Normandy, I had a platter of seafood piled higher than a wedding cake

7. If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be?
I’d be 67, but in perfect health

8. What’s the first thing you notice when you meet someone new?
Their eye contact and confidence

9. Do you prefer to write in pen or pencil? Why?
Pen so you can’t edit yourself

Charlie Hale

Charlie Hale ’12

Winchester, Massachusetts
Co-founder, Any Art
English major \\ Theta Delta Chi
Hobart Soccer Captain (goalkeeper)

1. What’s your best business advice?
Always protect your secret sauce

2. What is your business goal this year?
To create something that at least a million people use

3. What makes HWS special?
It gives you the opportunity to explore your passions

4. What would you name the autobiography of your life so far?
“Right Place, Right Time: The Charlie Hale Story”

5. What’s the most-played song on your iPod/iPhone?
“Naive” by The Kooks

6. What’s the best meal you’ve ever had?
A slice from Mark’s New York Pizzeria at 2 a.m.

7. If you could choose to stay a certain age forever, what age would it be?
26; I just have a feeling it’s going to be roaring

8. What’s the first thing you notice when you meet someone new?
Their confidence and handshake

9. Do you prefer to write in pen or pencil? Why?
Pen because there’s no such thing as a bad idea