Staff Spotlight: Hugo St. John III

Posted September 8, 2015

Hugo is our VP of Business Development and has been a member of the Statistics Solutions Team since November of 2014.

  1. What is your personal philosophy?hugo

Involves always questioning, never settling, and seeking personal improvement, while also trying to better those around me.

  1. What’s one thing you couldn’t live without?

Hmm… MUSIC, good music would be what I couldn’t live without. All genres, all of them could have good music.

  1. What is your favorite thing to do?

That’s a hard one… probably eat! Haha, honestly, I love to eat good food.

  1. You are hosting a dinner party. Who are the 3 people (living or dead) who you would invite, and why?

Oh my goodness… dinner party… dinner party…hmm… I would probably invite Theodor Adorno, he’s a German philosopher and I’ve always been intrigued by his philosophy. Another invitee would be Amelia Earhart because I’d love to know what happened to her. Lastly, I would invite hmm… honestly I’d love to have Yogi Berra.

  1. Tell us something that surprises us about you?

Hmm…I don’t believe in time.

  1. What is your biggest pet peeve?


  1. What 3 traits define you?

I’m a reader, I like to try new things (especially food, travel, sports), and I’m open minded.

  1. What is the first thing you do when you wake up/start your day?

I take my dog out.

  1. What is the best advice you have ever been given?

The best advice I’ve ever received…it’s from my grandfather, I remember when I was 8 or so and I was crying over something, probably spilled milk. He said “why are you crying, life is too short to be upset over the little things.”

  1. What celebrity do people think you look like?

Everyone tells me Bruno Mars.

  1. If you were an animal, what kind of animal would you be (your spirit animal or patronis)?

Hmm…hmm…I always associate myself with a tiger because that’s the year I was born.

  1. If you could give advice to your 16 year old self, what would it be?

I would tell him you are going to get injured and you should dedicate yourself to rehab.

  1. Who is your favorite superhero?

Probably Gambit from X-men.

  1. What is your biggest fear?

My biggest fear, I don’t really have many. It would be unfilled potential.

  1. If you were stranded on a deserted island, what 3 things would you want with you?

I would want a solar cooker, I would also want, assuming that there is fish I would want fishing gear, and a paddle board.

  1. If you could only eat one food for the rest of your life, what would it be?


  1. What is your favorite movie quote?

“Are you not entertained!!?” from Gladiator.

  1. If you had a superpower, what would it be?

Something that would help me on the deserted island, let’s say, breathing under water.

  1. Do you have a favorite quote?

“Excellence is a habit.” I always add, through which greatness is achieved, I think it’s Aristotle that said that.

  1. What is your favorite thing about being part of the Statistics Solutions Team?

The opportunity to grow with the support provided to succeed.


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