10 Questions With... Dan Shuftan

Written by: Dan Shuftan

(Vice President of Sales and New Business)

Employee Voices


Name:  Dan Shuftan    

Title: VP, Sales and New Business       

Hometown: Northbrook, IL      

Office Location: Chicago

Start Date: 03/ 2017

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

A: I have always been a remote employee and was very humbled that I was included in company events which made me feel like a valuable member of the team.

Q2:  What do you like most about your job?

A: I have the ability to sell to every vertical and be an added value for so many different marketers.  I get to meet and chat with so many sides of different companies and their agencies.

Q3:  What was your first job?

A: I sold golf clubs at a local sports store. I had never golfed in my life.

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

A: Sports Agent and I was proud to accomplish that for a few years.

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

A: The Chicago White Sox.

Q6:  What’s your favorite song right now?

A: I have an eclectic rotation of The Lumineers, The Beatles, The 1975, Pink Floyd and Mumford & Sons.

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

A: Spend time with my wife and4-year-old twin daughters. I think I have watched Frozen 900,000 times last month.  I also watch way too many hours of sports

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

A: Work hard and stay humble.

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

A: Be able to heal diseases.

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

A: My phone is like a third child.