The Timesulin team has grown in leaps and bounds over the past couple of months and we decided to introduce the newest members of our team to you through a series of blog posts. I drew up some questions and asked each of them to answer – simple!
This week we’re proud to introduce the latest addition to the Timesulin team – Adrian Gee-Turner. Adrian joined Timesulin at the beginning of June as the Global Product Manager. Living with Type 1 diabetes himself, Adrian brings first-hand diabetes life experience, along with an international career within medical devices that impressed the socks off us.
Is there anything you’d like to ask Adrian? Why not pop it on email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Introduce yourself in two paragraphs
I discovered Timesulin after trying for years to source an insulin pen with some sort of memory function…I’ve lived with Type 1 diabetes all my life and understood straight away what the Timesulin pen top was going to mean for me and for any other insulin-injecting person.
I’ve been working in product management in the medical devices industry for the past twenty years and as soon as I heard about the Timesulin smart cap I got in contact with Timesulin’s CEO, John, as I was so impressed with the product and wanted to see the brand do well. Leaving my big business international role as a Global Product Manager at one of the UK’s biggest medical companies, I joined the young and exciting team at Timesulin at the beginning of June 2012. When opportunity knocks you have to grab it with both hands, right?
2. What makes you most excited about working with Timesulin?
As someone who knows what it’s like to live with diabetes, I am most exciting about working on a product that will make the lives of others – and my own – just a little bit easier. When living with diabetes there is a lot to consider and remember!
3. Who do you think is bound to benefit most from using Timesulin?
Mostly I think the Timesulin pen top will benefit those of us who are not very good at managing our diabetes. Anything that will help – without adding something else to remember to the diabetes management mix – is great.
4. What is your work philosophy? Do you have a favourite quote you’d like to share?
Evolution not revolution, thinking things through and build on what has gone before.
5. Favourite smell:
Fresh-out-of-the-oven bread as it evokes a warm homely feeling along with tasting great.
6. Favourite car:
Maserati GT. A good-looking car with some get up and go and charisma.
7. Favourite place in the world:
Kyoto. The balance between new and old, east and west, as well as being full of new adventures.
8. Favourite food:
Korean BBQ’ed beef…until you’ve had it, it’s difficult to explain how mouthwateringly delicious it is.
9. Favourite tune to jive to:
Jive? I am more disco, ABBA and having a boogie, I think!
10. The best part of every day is…
Sunrise, as I live next to the river and all the geese wake you up as the fly in, gathering on the lawns for breakfast and you get to stand there with a cup of coffee in hand, breathing in the dawn and all the possibilities of a new day.