10 Questions With... Emily Roberts, Senior Manager of Product Solutions

Written by: Emily Roberts

(Senior Manager of Product Solutions)

Employee Voices


Name: Emily Roberts

Title: Senior Manager, Product Solutions

Hometown: Petaluma, CA

Office Location: Bay Area

Start Date: 01/2016

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

A1. Working with Alvin on the iHeart Awards Vote for my first project and trying to understand what an SDK was… (I know now.)

Q2. What do you like most about your job?

A2. The people! I am so lucky that I have been able to work with every department and can honestly say that I love my coworkers.

Q3. What was your first job?

A3. I worked at a Fish & Chips café that occupied an old Foster Freeze in downtown Petaluma. The owner had bought the existing soft serve machines and I spent most of my time experimenting with frying ice cream. Oh, and I constantly smelled like fried food.

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

A4. I wanted to be a cartoonist. And a singer. And a filmmaker.

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

A5. A big farm so I could adopt a bunch of animals.

Q6. What’s your favorite song right now?

A6. I think any J. Cole song; he’s been powering my runs lately.

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

A7. Some sort of outdoor activity followed by a trip to the farmer’s market to buy flowers.

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

A8. I’m not sure if someone gave me this advice or it’s become my own advice over the years, but it’s being okay with learning what you DON’T want to, in order to get closer to understanding what you DO want to do. *shrug emoji*

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

A9. My superpower would be to make people happy and feel loved with a smile.

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

A10. My dog camera because I’m a psycho dog mom.