Angela Solk

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Problem solver, advisor, strategy, growth and brand builder.

Angela Solk

Home: Miami and NYC, but really, a citizen of the world.  Age: Age is a state of mind.  Birthplace: UK and US.  Yes, you read that right.  Profession: Marketing and Sales.  Organization: Blippar. Title: Chief Commercial Officer.  Pronouns: She/Her/Hers.  Alma mater: Syracuse.  

Current Projects: Board member, speaker, company advisor.  Recent professional development: Volunteering at Catchafire and Dress for Success; mentoring at Until There Are Nine.  Latest accomplishment: Helping nonprofits with their brand building, corporate strategy and growth roadmap.   Latest contribution to others: Chief Founding Member.  Recent travel or adventure: Student of the world with 100 + countries under my belt.  Last book read: You Can Be Yourself Here, by D.D.S. Dobson-Smith.

Personality profile: Passionate, driven, caring.  What one word would your closest friend use to describe you? Loyal.  How do you define an ideal business relationship? Trustworthy and mutual.   What occupation, other than your own, do you most admire? Anyone that breaks the mold.  

What three emojis best describe you? 😍💕🚀.

What is at the top of your bucket list? Cage diving with great whites.  How do you relieve stress? Pilates and tennis.  What ingredient is essential to your perfect vacation? Laughter, liquor and exploring.  What is your go-to workout? OTF and Pilates.

What’s featured prominently on your home or office wall? Pictures from my safaris.  Who has had the greatest influence on your life? My grandmother.  What is the best advice you received growing up? From my grandma: don't be afraid to challenge.  What is the best advice you received in your career? Stay loyal to an airline and hotel and you will rarely pay for a holiday. What modern technology innovation do you most appreciate? Cell phone and augmented reality for our 3D world.

What is your big idea? Trust your gut but do your research.  What change are you working on to effect in your profession or field? Constantly being a better person that others want to learn from and work with.  What message do you want to send out into the world? Give me the pieces of a puzzle no one else can solve and I can make it work.  What mega-trend most excites you? Augmented reality.

What title would you choose for the movie about your life? The Road Less Travelled.  Who would you like to spend an evening with, in heaven? RBG.  As a kid, what did you first want to be when you grew up? A ballerina.   What object would you first save from your burning home? My puppy.  

What advice would you give your younger self? You can be heard, find the right place for your voice and sing proud.

Personal mission: Be the best person you can be and always be proud of your decisions.  Personal motto: Be grateful for what you have and appreciate the little things.  Favorite quote: “Be the change you want to see in the world” (Mahatma Ghandi).

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