Surevine Q&A: Stuart Murdoch



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Founder & CEO

Joined Surevine

Before it was born

The questions…

What is your ‘alternative’ job title?

Curiosity Curator

How would you sum up your role in one sentence?

Creating an environment which enables our teams to get the best out of one another, so they can keep making smart and innovative technology that our customers love.

Who is your geek idol?

Mr. Gomberg, my school arithmetic teacher who mentored my early attempts at programming.

What are your OS and browser of choice?

Mozilla Firefox and not Windows

What open source tool could you not live without?

FreeMind, an open source mind mapping tool.

What is your favourite gadget at the moment?

My Nexus 5, experimenting with it as a standard issue Surevine smartphone.

What is your most used app?

The Firefox browser on Android

What music do you listen to whilst working?

I don’t, I need silence to work.  When I don’t need to focus, I listen to XFM.

Where do you find motivation?

The smart people who work for Surevine.

Are you a cat or dog person?

Cat.  There are no dog people in Surevine, are there?