Enterprise Engagement & Emerging Markets

Thor Olson

Kipsuvian since
January 2023
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What were you up to before joining Kipsu? 

I graduated from Colorado State University in December of 2021. I moved to Minnesota from Fort Collins, Colorado in February of 2022. I worked for a residential solar company as a Sales Development Representative doing door to door sales until September, 2022. I took some time to explore and enjoy Minnesota from September until November of 2022 until I began interviewing for sales positions.

What are some things you enjoy doing outside of work? 

I enjoy live and electronic music concerts and have been a yearly music festival attendee for the past 7 years. In the summer I play paintball and would like to begin competing in local tournaments this summer. I love winter activities and have been snowboarding/skiing, as well as ice skating for as long as I can remember.

What drew you to Kipsu in contrast to other companies? 

My main draw to Kipsu was my desire to sell a product that I could be proud to represent. I thrive in an in-person setting so I'm happy Kipsu offers a hybrid work schedule. Kipsu offers the opportunity to be creative in our approach to sales as well as a collaborative environment to brainstorm different ideas.

What were some things you noticed about the Kipsu team during your first week?

Everyone at Kipsu is inviting, and happy to communicate with each other in person. The office space is beautiful, open concept space that promotes discussion. Departments work closely with each other to achieve their goals.

What challenges are you looking forward to tackling in your work at Kipsu?

I am looking forward to being an expert at all the tools I have been introduced to. I love the sales process and am excited to see a sale come to fruition. Determining how Kipsu can help clients through identifying pain points in tandem with a solid understanding of the services and benefits Kipsu offers will take time but is exciting to learn.

What is your favorite Kipsu core value and why?

My favorite Kipsu core value is "Practice Stewardship." I like the notion that my coworkers are invested in the long term growth and success of the company.

If you could pick any person for a chat over a shared dinner, who would you pick and why?

I would like to chat with Robert Kiyosaki over a shared dinner. I thoroughly enjoyed his book "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and would love to discuss his ideas on opportunistic entrepreneurship and how to get started investing in property in a post covid world.

Want to join us?

We're looking for motivated people to join our growing team in Minneapolis. See our careers page to view all open positions and submit an application.