Employee Spotlight: Bryan Newman
Bryan taps into his mechanical aptitude, photographic memory, and decades of experience to help customers source the impossible, identify everything, and “make it happen.”
His LinkedIN persona, “The Oracle” has become a fan favorite for his weekly product identification challenges. Bryan loves to troubleshoot and problem-solve and uses LinkedIn to showcase the unique solutions he helps customers with.
Fun fact about Bryan, he loves all things math and is an avid poker tournament player. He takes his annual June pilgrimage to Las Vegas to play in the World Series of Poker to battle against the pros. He believes that his math background, ability to read people and his calm demeaner gives him a slight advantage on his opponents.
What is your favorite part of your job?
All the parts most salespeople tend to shy away from…Troubleshooting, problem solving, and the technically challenging applications.
What songs are on your work playlist?
Gryffin & Illenium- Feel Good
Seven Lions, Illenium, Said the Sky- Rush Over Me
Illenium & JVKE- With All My Heart
Afrojack & David Guetta- Another Life
GriZ & Subtronics- Griztronics
Dabin & Mokita- Drown
Audien- Drifting Away
Illenium, Wooli & Grabbitz- You Were Right
What are your hobbies or interests outside of work?
Competitive Dance Dance Revolution Player & Poker.
What’s the best piece of professional advice someone has given you?
Overdose your mind with the things you love
Movie– Four Christmases
TV Show– Big Brother
Vacation Destination– Las Vegas, but I’m there for the poker.
Radio Station– XM Channel 52 BPM
Best Piece of Personal Advice– I’m growing out of who I was