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Todd, Area Vice President, shares his “why” behind Qualtrics

A purpose drives me to support my family. My wife Kari of 27 years and I love spending time with our three children, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, our dogs River, Roxy, Mavric, and Pooch-in-Law "Goose." We also greatly value our friendships with our close friends and work hard to make time to stay close to them and their families.

Qualtrics has been an amazing place to work, a place I am proud of, and a place I call my second home.

What attracted you to Qualtrics in the first place?

Jon Micksch.

You've been at Qualtrics for a while, so why is it still Qualtrics for you? How has Qualtrics lived up to your expectations? How has it been different?

Pay, Benefits, People.

What was the turning point where you knew you 'had to have the job' at Qualtrics?

After my initial interview.

What does your day look like?

Customer and team calls (7 AM-6 PM) M-F.

What is your favorite part of your role?

Working with my team.

Any tips for someone who is considering a role at Qualtrics? Or advice for someone looking to get into a career like yours? Tips for someone in general?

Product fit, market trajectory, and leadership commitment.

What has surprised you most about working at Qualtrics?

It's the first Company I have worked at that has used EX.

What made you want to get into sales?

I'm naturally wired to be in sales.

What are your aspirations in career/life?

Hit my numbers!

What is your top #LifeHack?

Show appreciation.

What's a favorite moment/memory of your time at Qualtrics so far? Or an impactful moment?

My first 3-banger (3 fast claps to wrap up the company all-hands on Thursdays) with Ryan Smith.

How have you become involved in community at Qualtrics? What has that meant to you?

5 For The Fight. Love supporting!

What 3 words would you use to describe Qualtrics to someone?

Opportunity, Success, Future

What's a myth about your type of job that you'd like to bust? Or about working at Qualtrics?

"Sales are all about Golf and Lunches"

Qualtrics is growing, and if you're ready to find your "why" at a place like this, you can explore our open opportunities at any time by visiting our career page or by joining our talent community.

Todd is an alumnus of Southern Utah University and started his career at Novell. Todd is a thrill seeker and motor head

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