2017 Funderbeamer Awards!

This weekend during our team get-away on the beautiful Estonian island Muhu we recognized two special individuals who enrich our product and our work lives.

At Funderbeam, our internal priority is to foster an environment to retain and empower our team members. In doing so, a lot of work, cooperation, and hiring “the right people” is required. But in the end, this effort is often rewarded ten-fold.

So, as we enjoyed a few days of playing sports, wandering outdoors, and enjoying delicious food — we also voted for the Funderbeamer who has displayed continued excellence in their role, maintained a positive and productive attitude, been an example for others to follow, helped others, and or made a significant impact on the company as a whole.

As a reward, the Funderbeamer chosen will receive an inter-Europe trip to a conference or career-improving related event!

With so many people producing consistently great work and contributing greatly to an incredible work environment, the options to nominate were significant. This was likely a reason why there happened to be two Funderbeamers chosen for our 1st Funderbeamer Award: David Musu and Timo Petmanson.

Get to know our Funderbeamer Award Winners!

Timo is one of our Data Scientists and an avid musician. You can listen to a number of his compositions on Soundcloud! His favorite movie is The Matrix, he’s an incredibly talented foosball player, and he is easily one of the most positive people we have ever had the pleasure to meet. Below are a few quotes emphasizing why Timo is so deserving of this recognition.

Seems to be a dedicated guy with a good attitude. Cool chap!

Contributed to a positive work environment, very helpful, and appreciated musical input.

David is our Investor Relations and Customer Support manager and is our favorite man from Malta! He is also a regular foosballer but in addition, David enjoys swimming, hiking, and orienteering. His favorite movie is Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring and his favorite plant is every plant. Below you will find a few quotes describing why David has truly earned this Funderbeamer Award.

He has the “whatever it takes” spirit and is always putting our users’ issues first.

Consistently goes above and beyond what is expected of him, puts in the hours, effort, and quality… nothing is ever too much. Contributes to the life of the office as well.

Please join us in congratulating them both!

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