Meet Suja Vaidyanathan, 80’s music fan and Sr. Product Manager on the Whitepages Caller ID team. Suja works on all aspects of the product lifecycle, from new feature ideas to feature prioritization and even in-market support. Suja is clearly passionate about her role and her team. As said by Suja herself, “I love product management because I get to work with some many different teams to make our products successful – engineering, marketing, finance and more.” Let’s meet Suja!
Which office are you in?
What’s your hometown?
What’s your favorite snack in the kitchen?
How do you take your coffee?
Soy milk and two Splendas.
What do you listen to at work? What’s on your playlist?
Bad 80s music. So embarrassing.
What was your very first job?
A waitress at a retirement center.
Describe your first computer.
An Apple Macintosh SE when I was in middle school. The killer app was word processing but I also discovered Hypercard and learned to use it to put together “chose your own adventure” stories for fun.
What was your favorite TV show when you were a child?
Fill in the blank: If you really knew me, you’d know _______.
I’m a huge nerd. I love technology.
What are you most proud of?
My two small kids – they are amazing.
What do you do when you have 30 minutes of free time?
Browse fashion blogs.
If you had 10 extra dollars what would you buy?
I would probably pay it forward and drop it in a tip jar at a coffee shop.
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Nursery Rhymes- singing along with my kids.
What’s your signature gelato flavor?
Two things you can’t live without?
My smartphone and online shopping. I rarely go to physical stores anymore.