There is a dedicated team of individuals working behind the scenes to help Jump Technologies create the best solutions for inventory management. Each month, we will introduce you to one of those individuals. This quarter, meet Chief Technology Officer Pete Young.
What’s your name?
What is your title at Jump Technologies, and what are your responsibilities?
Chief Technology Officer. I have overall responsibility for Jump's research and development as well as its technological needs.
How long have you worked at Jump Technologies?
I joined Jump in September of 2018.
What do you find most rewarding about your job?
Having a positive impact on others, both customers and employees, through better processes and better software.
What did you want to be when you were a kid?
A demolition derby driver. Thankfully, I usually don't live out that dream when I'm on the road.
How do you spend your free time?
Going out with family and friends. Watching the Vikes and Twins. Boating, fishing and cooking up good barbecue.
What activity would you avoid forever if you could?
Visiting the dentist.
What’s your dream vacation and why?
I've traveled to Europe many times for work, but never had the opportunity to bring my family, so I would love to return with my family.
What do you consider your greatest accomplishment? Why?
I've accomplished a lot that I'm proud of, but raising three goodhearted and hard-working boys tops them all.
Do you have a hidden talent nobody at JumpTech knows about? if so, what is it?
I was lead guitarist in a pop/rock band that has a song on a movie soundtrack and won a Minnesota Music Award in 1993 for Best Pop Group.
Write your six-word biography.
Secret to happiness: family, friends, fun