This is volume four of the “Think Outside the Box” series and we’re introducing you to the newest addition, Soren Thompson! We’re so excited to bring Soren on the team and you can see why below.
Get to Know Soren
Where did you grow up?
I was born in Escondido, CA but moved to Ruidoso, NM at a very early age. It’s a beautiful mountain town just like Durango!
What are your professional certification(s)?
I have my CCNA Routing and Switching and I am currently working towards my CCNA Wireless.
How long have you been at Think?
One whole week!
What is your role at Think? (In plain English, please.)
I am currently the IT Support Manager for our level 1 support team. I have the privilege of learning from and assisting our core group of skilled technicians. On the engineer side, I will be working with a lot of the Cisco, Microsoft and other issues that happen to come my way.
Outside the Box: Lightning Round
What 80’s movie/song would you say best describes you?
Back to the Future – Can’t get enough of those self-lacing Nikes!
If you could bring back a popular 80’s fad, what would it be?
Oh… The afro! (not sure if this is an 80’s thing, maybe 70’s?)
If you could be an animal, what would it be and why?
I’d have to choose an Eagle, it just fits my name!
If money was no object and you could buy anything you wanted, what would it be and why?
I’d purchase all my family and friends’ debts so they could help me take care of my newly owned island!
What is your favorite thing about Durango (Durango area)?
Everyone is so friendly and helpful. Not sure if this is a Durango thing, but I’ll count it as such!
If you could choose to meet any historical figure, who would it be and why?
Nikola Tesla – So far ahead of his time.
What is your favorite season and why?
Autumn – the chill in the air and the beautiful colors remind me that in Spring we get to see them all come back.
What is the weirdest thing you’ve ever eaten?
Rattlesnake jerky… It’s true that most things DO taste like chicken
Have you ever been told you look like someone famous?
Even though I don’t agree with the perception, but I’ve got Rob Schneider more than a few times!
What was the worst haircut you have ever had?
I had a girlfriend in high school that once recommended I frost my tips… “Copper top” they called me.