Learn more about our fearless leader here at GenAlpha Technologies, Stan Eames. In a quick sit down with him we learned about his enthusiasm for the people he works with every day as well as passion for the sport of golf. Discover more about Stan below.
What do you do at GenAlpha?
I am the CEO.
What are the values that drive you?
Perseverance and integrity have always been the fundamental tenants behind my desire to excel at any effort I undertake.
What do you like about working at GenAlpha?
Without question, the tremendous team that we have here! All our employees are talented, hardworking people that enjoy working with each other, and they are awesome to work with.
Who inspires you?
I have an older close friend who is now retired and battling ALS. He was a very successful businessman in Milwaukee, and a prince of a person, and I have tremendous admiration for him.
What’s the coolest thing you are working on right now?
For the past few months I have been focused on architecting our business structure and creating a staff that can lead us into the future. I am very excited about the team we have assembled here.
What’s the last book you read?
Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcom Gladwell. A book that examines what makes high achievers different, with the evidenced conclusion that it is not talent, but focused, dedicated effort.
What did you do before coming to GenAlpha?
I was a retired CEO from the software industry, but kept busy mentoring young software firms and performing board of directors work for a private equity firm.
What’s your favorite place in the world?
Any beautiful golf course.
What do you do when you’re not at GenAlpha?
I am an avid golfer, so I spend much of my free time golfing. My wife and I also enjoy mountain biking, and physical fitness is an important part of our lives, so we keep active.
What’s your favorite quote?
I have two:
“Among those who I like or admire, I can find no common denominator, but among those whom I love, I can; all of them make me laugh.” – W.H. Auden
“The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will.” – Vince Lombardi
If you were a crayon, what color would you be?
Green, because it reminds me of the beauty of the outdoors.