We are very excited that Brian Curran has joined the Beep Team as it's CFO. Brian is a results driven executive with over 15 years of experience in the technology industry and a demonstrated strength in joint-venture and acquisition-driven environments. He has a strong track record for managing global financial functions for fast growth, high-tech companies like Beep and, as it's CFO, will provide strategic and financial leadership for the company.
Sooooo, with that part of the intro out of the way, we asked Brian some questions on things we really want to know about. Read on...
Describe yourself using only 3/5 words?
Driven, Loyal, Active
What are you best known for?
Being a light-hearted person that’s hardworking and is loyal to friends and family.
Why did you pick Beep?
It was really twofold - To be in an industry that will change the way we travel as well as being part of a talented team with a deep history in the technology industry is a phenomenal opportunity.
How do you motivate others?
Leading by example and truly caring about your team.
How do you see yourself commuting 10 years from now?
In a Beep shuttle!
What do you work toward in your free time?
I’ve registered for my first triathlon which is in 2 weeks, so a lot of my time is spent training for this race. Beyond that, all of my free time is spent with my family either at home, going to sporting events, or spending time down the Cape.
What do you think about when you’re alone in your car?
Typically I’m pretty tactical and think about what I need to get accomplished that day. Once I create my action plan in my head, I typically wonder what my sons will be like when they grow up!
What’s the last thing you watched on TV and why did you choose to watch it?
Stanley Cup Playoffs -- I am a big hockey fan and live in Boston, (Go B’s!)
What did your parents do and how did they influence you?
My parents are incredibly hard working people and they instilled this work ethic into their 4 children. My father was the Vice President of Operations for a number of different colleges in Boston (most recently the New England School of Optometry) and my mother works as the local elementary school secretary (35 years and counting…)
What was the last movie you watched?
The Grinch (my 2 year old is obsessed with this movie)
What was the first concert that you went to?
The Allman Brothers
What was the last thing you googled?
Kids hockey skates (I have 2 sons)
I’d love it if no-one ever asked me this question again...
Can you do my taxes? I get that a lot being a CFO.
I have a real fear of…
Cats…can’t trust them 😊