PLAYER PROFILE: Anna Gillis
Welcome to Player Profile! Each month we’ll feature a member of our all-star lineup with a Sports and Company Culture Q&A.
For this month’s Player Profile, we’re featuring Anna Gillis from our Design team. Anna joined us in February of 2022, and her work has been primarily focused on designing our web app to be as user friendly and engaging as possible. She’s a California native, who loves to paint, hike, read, hang out with her dog, and go to concerts. She’s also a member of our Fantasy Football league on the very punny, “Make it Pretty” team.
Hi Anna, thanks for taking the time to do this!
What do you like most about the company culture at Frontrunner?
The team is amazing!
What’s been your favorite Frontrunner Memory so far?
Karaoke the first night I met everyone 😅
What’s a fun fact about you many people may not know?
I love to fix things around the house and install things. Let me put together your Ikea furniture 😍
What fictional character are you?
What’s a condiment you can’t live without?
Do you have any favorite subreddits?
r/explainlikeimfive consistently has me cracking up
What’s one of the biggest lessons you’ve learned in your lifetime?
If something seems overwhelming, just start with baby steps!
Who are some athletes you admire?
Megan Rapinoe, and Ayumu Hirano
What’s your baseball walk-on song?
Gimme Gimme Gimme (A Man After Midnight) by Abba because you can’t beat that intro!
What is your all-time favorite sports movie?
If you could play any sport professionally what would it be?
If you could dream up any sports partnership for Frontrunner what would it be?
Designing Olympic uniforms
What are some of your favorite NFT projects?
I’ve been following Beeple for a while so it was cool to see his big NFT sale!
What got you interested in working in Web3?
The idea that crypto and blockchain tech will eventually be highly integrated with our daily lives.
Tell us about a betting or gambling memory!
When I was about 12, I bet a kid in my class one dollar that he wouldn’t drink out of puddle and he did it.
For our next Player Profile, we'll be interviewing Bill, from our engineering team. What is one question you would like to ask him?
What is the best concert or live show you have ever seen?
If you're interested in joining our team, visit https://www.getfrontrunner.com/careers
Frontrunner is a decentralized sports prediction market where users can buy shares of sports propositions and trade them like they would stocks. Unlike traditional sportsbooks where users place a bet and wait, Frontrunner gives users full control over their portfolios, allowing them to dynamically buy and sell positions as the odds change. By leveraging the power of free markets and the blockchain, we create transparent markets and liquid positions to reduce counterparty risk and fundamentally change the way that people invest in their sports knowledge and beliefs.
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