Employee Spotlight: Meet Andrew Soto
Welcome to Hyosung’s employee spotlight! Our October Spotlight is on Andrew Soto, FI Product Marketing Manager. “Andrew’s commitment has been exemplary, and his hard work is an inspiration to everyone around him. He has the best combination of talent, skills and attitude that add up to great performance. Keep up the good work.” Jihoon Kim, Senior Director Product Marketing
Get to know more about Andrew below!
Q: How long have you worked at Hyosung? What was your start date?
A: I have worked with Hyosung with 9 years, including my internship time. I started in October 2013
Q: Can you tell us a little more about your background and how you joined the company in 2013?
A: My first job out of college was the Hyosung parts department. The job was to help our parts sales team with advertising part promotions, updating the products on the website and support our partners with their part sales.
Q: What was your first impression of Hyosung?
A: My first impression of Hyosung was I have a great opportunity to learn all lines of business under essentially one roof. My 2nd impression was who would of known there is so much to learn about ATMs!
Q: Are there any important skills or attributes that are important for someone that wants to pursue a career as a Product Marketing Manager? Is there anything about your job or your team that you think people outside would find surprising or different in the way you/it works?
A: The most important attribute in product marketing is to be an active listener. To deliver the right product to the customer, you have to listen and understand the customer’s wants and needs.
Q: Can you tell us about your role and summarize your day-to-day responsibilities?
A: My role includes managing current/new ATM products that Hyosung manufactures. This includes training sales staff/customers on the new products and discontinuing products.
Q: What inspires you every day?
A: Watching the product grow from a conceptual stage to an implementation with happy customers
Q: In 5 years what do you want to achieve or where do you see you yourself?
A: I hope to see myself rolling in dough from all of our customer’s success.
Q: What do you like to do outside of work?
A: I love to Grow my Fantasy Football team grow and dominate.
Q: Do you have favorite memory or standout accomplishment during your time at Hyosung?
A: My favorite accomplishment at Hyosung was my first sale. We replaced a fleet of Diebold ATMs here in the DFW area with our core-integrated solutions. Today they have 20+ Hyosung ATMs, my favorite branch is their Valley view location which is a fully automated branch proving our solution works.