Tiziana Giardina – Business Development Executive
Tiziana (also known as Deetz) has a wealth of experience with the Microsoft ecosystem. She understands the technology space with many years experience from a Channel Partner point of view, and is a welcome addition to the marketing department with a friendly outgoing nature imperative for getting though to decision makers on the telephone.
Name someone you admire, and why.
I admire my Dad for his hard work and determination. He came over to the UK when he was 18 and he set up his own landscaping business which has been going for over 40 years! I really admire his constant enthusiasm, determination and strength.
What’s a typical day like for you?
On a typical day I work on planned marketing campaigns and help execute them, this can be customer or new business focused. After work I’m rushing around taking my two young girls to either gymnastics, swimming, ballet or Italian school!
Do you have any skills or talents that most people don’t know about?
I can speak Sicilian dialect as well as Italian.
If you could be anywhere other than here, right this minute, where would you be.
In California on a sunset helicopter ride over the Grand Canyon!
Flashback to when you were 10 years old. What do you want to be when you grow up?
I wanted to be a hairdresser like my Mum. I enjoyed helping my Mum in the salon on Saturdays, it was great fun chatting to the older clients, they had some great stories.
Finish this sentence. On Sunday mornings, you can usually find me…
Having breakfast with my family and getting reading to go to Church.
How do you want people to remember you?
Trustworthy, kind and funny.
What do you think are the best skills that you bring to your job?
Energy and enthusiasm to help drive projects forward. I really enjoy building relationships with existing and new customers. I also have Channel Partner Management experience in the IT industry, having previously worked at Sage and Microsoft helping clients develop their CRM & ERP businesses.
Name three words that you describe you:
Enthusiastic, determined and helpful.
How do you think your colleagues would describe you?
Friendly, approachable and honest.
Name something surprising on your bucket list.
To do the Camino de Santiago would be amazing and go to Hong Kong, Japan, and China.
Describe a personal goal that you want to accomplish in the next year?
To start a fitness routine!
What publications do you regularly read?
Interior design, fashion and food.
What are you happiest doing, when you’re not working?
Shopping and catching up with friends.
What are some causes you care about?
Cancer research – this year I did the Moon Walk with close friends and family. I look forward to possibly doing it again next year.
What do you do with friends in your spare time?
Enjoying good food, going to the cinema, concerts and going to the theatre.
What would be your personal motto?
Work hard, be kind and amazing things will happen.