Why College Graduate Decides to Pursue Sales Career - Geoff Hamm

In Chapter 2 of 16 of his 2010 Capture Your Flag interview with host Erik Michielsen, online media sales executive Geoff Hamm graduates the University of Illinois and begins a sales career. As a child, Hamm would pick up a new toy or pair of shoes and try to persuade friends on why they should also get them. Over time, Hamm works summer jobs and internships and is naturally drawn to sales roles. In sales, Hamm finds it fulfilling and meaningful meeting new people, forming relationships, and learning and developing through the resulting experiences. Hamm graduated from the University of Illinois - http://illinois.edu/ - and is now SVP of Sales at at Scribd http://www.scribd.com/ in Silicon Valley. Previously he held online sales management positions at Electronic Arts, Yahoo!, Orbitz, IAC, and Excite.