One minute with … Pedro Pina, VP Global Client Partner at Google

One minute with … Pedro Pina, VP Global Client Partner at Google

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Pedro Pina, VP, Global Client Partner at Google
Published
February 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.

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Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your desk?

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Pedro Pina: That I don’t have a desk.

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Interviewer: Where do you work?

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Pedro Pina: On my laptop.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Pedro Pina: My name is Pedro Pina.

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I’m a VP in the global sales organization.

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Interviewer: What’s the best professional wisdom anyone’s ever given you?

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Pedro Pina: Vision without execution is hallucination.

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Interviewer: When do you get your best ideas?

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Pedro Pina: I get my best ideas when I go running.

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Interviewer: When you hit a creative block, how do you unstick yourself?

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Pedro Pina: By running.

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Interviewer: Which industry hot topic do you wish we would stop talking about?

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Pedro Pina: Digital disruption.

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Interviewer: Which industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?

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Pedro Pina: Diversity and inclusion.

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Interviewer: Why do you love your line of work?

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Pedro Pina: Because I get to work with amazing people.

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Interviewer: Why did you get into the creative business?

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Pedro Pina: Because it’s all about people.

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Interviewer: If you hadn’t chosen this career path, what do you think you’d be doing right

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now?

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Pedro Pina: I think I’d be a teacher.

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Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 10 years?

0:55

Pedro Pina: I have no idea, and I’m not worried about it.

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Interviewer: How do you inspire the next generation of creative minds?

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Pedro Pina: Focus on doing what you love.

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