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At the Water Cooler with Tim, Data Analyst

How long have you been with ASHLIN and what is your role with the company?

I have worked as a Data Analyst at ASHLIN for 6 months.

What do you enjoy most about working at ASHLIN?

I would have to say it’s a tie between the dynamic challenges I get to tackle and the importance of the work we do.

What are some of your professional aspirations?

I want to help bridge the language gap between technical and operational teams.

Can you tell us a little about a current project that you’re working on?

I am working with OASH to help improve healthcare outcomes through metric tracking and analysis.

How did you arrive at your decision to work at ASHLIN?

I choose ASHLIN because of their passion and dedication for improving community welfare, something that holds great meaning for me.

Now to the Fun Stuff

How do you start your morning routine?

I eat breakfast and enjoy a cup of coffee while going over my TODOs for the day.

Tell us about a person who has inspired you.

An old colleague of mine named David. He is a brilliant person with a terrific work ethic who has acted as a mentor to me both technically and professionally.

What food is your favorite “guilty pleasure”?

I cannot resist a hot brownie with vanilla ice cream.

What is your favorite hobby?

I would have to say music/dancing, but I also enjoy gaming with friends.

Tell us something about your life that most people would be surprised to know.

I can speak Thai (nid noi). I spent 2 ½ years in Bangkok, Thailand teaching English for Computer Science at a vocational college.

What are you reading right now?

I just finished the series The Three Body Problem. It was excellent. Currently reading Extreme Ownership by Jocko Wilink.

What is your “go to” mobile app?

Definitely Instagram, although I use it mostly to browse jokes.

Name one destination in the world that you have to visit in the next 5 years.

Pristina, Kosovo. I have a friend stationed there who has invited me and I have never been to Southeast Europe.

If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it?

“How to Survive as an Optimist”.

If Hollywood made a movie about your life, who would you like to see cast as you?

Ryan Gosling – I think that would be the best way to get people into the theater.

What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?

Once, when I was younger, I ripped my jeans playing Dance Dance Revolution. Its an arcade game where you dance on big buttons.

Who are your top 5 greatest (artists, musicians, movies, athletes, books, cars, etc.) of all time?

Musicians: The Neighborhood, Com Truise, Mareux, Shiloh, Flume
Music Venues: Flash, Black Cat, 9:30 Club, Union Stage, Echostage
Movies: The first Matrix, Tombstone, Gladiator, Everything Everywhere All at Once, Her