Meet the Team: Benton Ray
June 12, 2015 |

This post is part of a series introducing the team behind KAWO that keep the fire burning and the engine turning.

Q. How long have you worked at KAWO and what is your role?
A. I’ve been at KAWO for 2 months now working on the front end side of the KAWO App.

Q. Tell us a little about yourself and life outside of work?
A. I was born in Hong Kong and grew up in Australia, though I’d say most of my culture comes American entertainment and the internet.

Q. What are five words that describe you perfectly?
A. Quiet, Curious, Chill, Focused, Steady

Q. Can you tell us what you like about the working day at KAWO?
A. At anytime, there are a continuous list of tasks that demand your attention. Prioritizing and tackling these tasks describes most of the days at KAWO.

Q. What are some of the funnest/most challenging projects you’ve worked on while at KAWO?
A. Funnest part of the job is always implementing a change and getting positive feedback. The most challenging part is prioritization, deciding which of the many possible changes would be of most benefit to the users.

Q. What’s your most memorable (funniest) experience at KAWO?
A. Friday nights at Kommune bar downstairs, people will share interesting stories when they’ve had a strong island or 2.

Q. Tell us something people might not know about you.
A. I’m a better listener than talker. I’m deeply curious about people and always enjoy listening to people talk about their stories.

Q. You’re a new addition to a crayon box. What color would you be and why?
A. Some sort of cool green colour, that might look nice.

Q. If there was a movie produced about your life, who would play you and why?
A. Keanu Reeves, he can pull off the pale IT guy look.

Q. What do you like best about working at KAWO?
A. It is great to be in a team with talented and highly-motivated people, working on a product that can genuinely improve the businesses of our users.

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