Arrikto Employee Spotlight: Ben Reutter

Dec 22, 2021 | Blog and Kubeflow Updates, Employee Spotlights

What do you do at our company?

I am the Media Lead. I’m responsible for creating animation and video content to advocate for Arrikto and enable our users.

How long have you been working at Arrikto?

Since October! 

What has been your favorite project so far?

Oh that’s easy. The Kubeflow Fundamentals course I did in collaboration with marketing. It was my first big project at Arrikto and it turned out so good. It was really fun collaborating with different teams under a tight deadline to create an awesome product.

What do you like most about your job?

Working with some of the smartest people in tech. Every position at Arrikto is filled with amazing people that in addition to creating industry leading work, they’re good people that make it fun. 

What do you think is the most valuable lesson you have learned while working at Arrikto so far?

That working remote on a global team, you can still feel like you’re right in the office with the best people ever.  

What were you doing before working at Arrikto?

Working at different startups creating educational multimedia content.

What do you like to do when you aren’t working?

I love playing music, cooking, spending time with my family and taking advantage of all the hiking that the Western United States offers. 

Three words to best describe you.

Curious, gregarious, and tall.

What is the one thing you can’t live without?

Ice cold water.

Where’s your favorite place in the world?

The mountains and rivers of Northern Colorado. 

What is your motto?

“I can’t promise that it will always be easy, I can promise that we’re going to have a good time.”

What is one food that you cannot resist?

It is an equal tie between olives and cottage cheese.

What’s something you’re planning on doing in the next year that you’ve never done?

Hopefully (COVID restrictions willing) visit Europe for the first time. Specifically Italy, and Greece.

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