RHYS OTTLEY

It is my role to manage all partnerships and collaborate with partners to help them make their telco perfect.

What’s your area of expertise / responsibility at Switch?

Business development / Solutions specialist.

How did you end up working at Switch?

Was looking for an exciting industry change and was able to combine this with my interest in technology.

What were your initial observations at Switch?

Everyone is very positive, supportive and encouraging. There is a great culture which makes you feel very welcomed the minute you step into the office.

What impresses you most about Switch?

There are two main things which really impressed me. First thing is that I was very impressed with the company core values and culture code which are embedded within the company. Secondly, Switch are ALWAYS looking for ways to improve the business no matter what.

One thing you’d say to the next new hire at Switch?

Just embrace the new challenge and give it everything you’ve got, you’re backed by a great team that will encourage you to grow!

Your favourite thing to do when you’re not working at Switch?

Artwork, cooking, travelling and wood work.

One thing you’ve always wanted to do that hasn’t been ticked off your bucket list?

Sky Diving!

Craziest thing you’ve ever done?

Painted a live mural at Splendour In The Grass for Smirnoff Vodka. I was being interviewed by a camera man and thought nothing of it. One weekend my friends and I were watching the footy on Foxtel and all of a sudden I was on TV in a Smirnoff Vodka advertisement! Turned out no one explained to me it was all part of Smirnoff’s / Pharell Williams “Start fresh” campaign.

Your most treasured possession?

My wife and family!

Your 3 tips for an enjoyable holiday?

Go off the beaten track, Jump off of social media, Eat what the locals eat!

If you could be a superhero who would it be and why?

Batman – He has so much awesome stuff!

Your favourite quote?

“Stay the course”

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