10 Questions With... Shayna Sternberg, Product Director

Written by: Shayna Sternberg

(Product Director)

Employee Voices


Name: Shayna Sternberg

Title: Product Director

Hometown: Los Angeles

Office Location: Los Angeles

Start Date: 06/2008

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

A: So many funny ones from the early days. We laughed a lot.  One that stands out is when the operations team heard that I had never seen ‘The Neverending Story’ …they were so shocked and put an immediate movie night in the books. They kept talking about some puppy dragon named Falkor. Also, I almost cut off my thumb with a bagel knife in the office kitchen that landed me in the ER getting it glued back together. That one was not funny though.

Q2:  What do you like most about your job?

A: The people I work with and that there is always something exciting to work on. In 13+ years I can honestly say I’ve never been bored at Telescope!

Q3: What was your first job?

A: A camp counselor.

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

A: As a little kid I wanted to be a manicurist because I Ioved nail polish. I also like to clean so there was a phase when I wanted to wash cars.

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

A: A private plane to travel more.

Q6:  What’s your favorite song right now?

A: I have been trying to teach my 3-year-old daughter some Cher, ABBA and Queen songs so a lot of that at the moment.

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

A: Spending time with my husband and my daughter by the pool.

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

A: Treat others like you’d want to be treated.

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

A: The power to heal.

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

A: My phone and I also really love my Dyson vacuum.