Rob Prohaska joins Hedgehog as our Head of United Kingdom and Benelux in our newly opened Netherlands, Amsterdam Campus.
Hedgehog's Marketing Manager, Leticia Shene sat down to chat with Rob about Hedgehog, 80’s music and Sitecore.
Q: Tell us a little bit about your background. What led you to Hedgehog?
I grew up all over the United States and even spent some teenage years in England as my father worked for IBM. This helped drive my curiosity in both computers and travel. I moved to Australia in 2001 and spent 13 years in Sydney working at various software companies and digital agencies.
Q: Tell me a little bit about yourself (hobbies, travel, favorite music/band)
I still enjoy travelling to new places and exploring the history of different cultures. I play guitar poorly but try and see a live band at least once a month. This can range from bad 80’s cover bands to the Delta blues. If I wasn’t working in technology, I would probably own a brewpub in some mountain town.
Q: What was it about Hedgehog that attracted you?
I’ve worked with Hedgehog and their products for the past 5 years when I was with Sitecore. The Hedgehog brand and reputation is strong within the community and I knew it would be a perfect fit to join a passionate team and work with customers. I’m excited about being on the delivery end of the project again.
Q: What’s surprised you the most (about Hedgehog), that you didn’t see from the outside, or learn from the interview process?
How much people love building with Sitecore and Technology. It’s great to come from a vendor and work with people more passionate about the platform and thirsty for more knowledge on how to help customers realize their potential.
Q: Tell me- what’s your favorite movie and why?
The Big Lebowski. Coen Brother’s movies are always quirky, and this is my favorite with some great quotes. “Yeah, well, that's just, like, your opinion, man.”
Q: What’s the last book you read?
Dan Brown – Inferno. His books all seem very similar, but this had some good reference around Florence (my favorite city in Italy).
Q: The most important question today…Star Wars or Star Trek?
Star Wars. Unless comparing William Shatner singing “Rocket Man”, it’s amazing entertainment.