One minute with … Pedro Pina
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One minute with … Pedro PinaJanuary 2020
We spent a minute with Pedro Pina, VP, global client partner at Google. Watch to learn about the best bit of business wisdom he’s ever been given.
Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your desk?
Pedro Pina: That I don’t have a desk.
Interviewer: Where do you work?
Pedro Pina: On my laptop.
Interviewer: Who are you?
Pedro Pina: My name is Pedro Pina.
I’m a VP in the global sales organization.
Interviewer: What’s the best professional wisdom anyone’s ever given you?
Pedro Pina: Vision without execution is hallucination.
Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?
Pedro Pina: I get my best ideas when I go running.
Interviewer: When you hit a creative block, how do you unstick yourself?
Pedro Pina: By running.
Interviewer: Which industry hot topic do you wish we would stop talking about?
Pedro Pina: Digital disruption.
Interviewer: Which industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?
Pedro Pina: Diversity and inclusion.
Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?
Pedro Pina: Because I get to work with amazing people.
Interviewer: Why did you get into the creative business?
Pedro Pina: Because it’s all about people.
Interviewer: If you hadn’t chosen this career path, what do you think you’d be doing right
Pedro Pina: I think I’d be a teacher.
Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?
Pedro Pina: I have no idea, and I’m not worried about it.
Interviewer: How do you inspire the next generation of creative minds?
Pedro Pina: Focus on doing what you love.