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10 Questions With... Alberto Rodriguez Nunez, Senior Software Engineer & Team Lead

Written by: Alberto Rodriguez Nunez

(Senior Software Engineer & Team Lead)

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Name: Alberto Rodríguez Núñez

Title: Senior Software Engineer & Team Lead

Hometown: Badalona

Office Location: Barcelona

Start Date: 08/2016

Q1. What is your earliest memory of working for Telescope?

A1. Getting excited upon meeting with Ori explaining how Barcelona team would join a big company as Telescope is, and feeling challenged having to implement Live Studio with new technologies.

Q2. What do you like most about your job?

A2. Having the amazing opportunity to work with a team from different part of the world, being able to learn about different culture and, transforming the challenges of working in different time zone into opportunities to professionally and personally grow along with the team. Also, working with latest technologies and high standards, developing code that directly impacts big shows and events, and engaging with millions of audience people.

Q3. What was your first job?

A3. My first job was at a poulterer’s shop, working at crazy high temperature during a whole summer. It made me realize my cooking skills are something impossible to improve. Then I moved to work at a hospital and after passing out seeing blood, I was strongly convinced that I was not not made for feeding nor fixing people, so I decided to become an engineer to feed the internet and fix code.

Q4. What did you want to be when you grew up?

A4. Since I was very young, I think I had very clear that I wanted to become an Engineer. I was very dedicated to disassembling any electronic device that was at home. I'm afraid I broke many devices and my parents were not happy with me, but I was just curious to know how my GameBoy was built and if it was inside there where the Pokémon were living.

Q5. If you won the lottery, what would be the first thing you would purchase?

A5. I would travel around the world for a few years and learn about every different culture.

Q6. What’s your favorite song right now?

A6. I listen to a variety of music genres, mostly listen to rock and rap music, being Extremoduro my favorite Spanish band that I could never stop listening too since I was a child. I recently got married and arrived to the wedding riding a scooter while “Highway to Hell” by AC/DC was playing.

Q7. What is your favorite thing to do on the weekend?

A7. I love spending time with family and friends but my favorite activities by far, are watching anime and playing computer games.

Q8. What is the best advice you’ve ever received?

A8. Surround yourself with most interesting people who constantly get you challenged.

Q9. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

A9. Flying, so that I can travel wherever I want at any time and enjoy every stunning landscape of the planet from every point of view. Watching Dragon Ball Z so many times has left its mark on me!

Q10. What app or piece of tech can’t you live without?

A10. Without a computer, but not just for working, don't get me wrong, but for playing all kind of computer games!

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