Name: Peter Zanetti
Birthday: August, 14th
Where are you from? Where do you live now? Born in Livingston, NJ, living in Toms River, NJ for about 30 years.
What is your role at LiveLitigation, and why is it exciting to you?
IT – a broad term that covers the many hats I wear. I get to be involved in many of the most exciting parts of product design, development, and deployment.
How long have you worked here?
What do you like best about working at LiveLitigation?
All the great people I get to work with every day.
If you could pick one theme to turn into a book about LiveLitigation, what would it be?
The importance of being ahead of your own time in technology.
What have you gained from working here?
Skills. I have gotten to expand upon skills that I brought with me and have learned many new skills, to accomplish the many different jobs that need doing.
What is your proudest moment at LiveLitigation?
I don’t think I can pick just one – a few times each year when we release product updates that we have worked tirelessly on for months, all because we love our products and our customers.
What did you do before LiveLitigation, and why did you choose to work here?
I co-operated a small online retail store, selling espresso machines. I enjoyed all the work involved in web-based business, and appreciated the opportunity to get in on some fascinating products.
What was your first job?
Making sandwiches at a Deli.
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
Probably something else in IT, working with computers, and the web. If not that, I may have gone into aviation.
What did you want to be when growing up?
How would you describe yourself in 10 keywords or fewer?
Positive. Anxious. Curious. Passionate.
What are your three most overused words/phrases?
A little, Of course, Obviously.
What is the one thing you cannot resist?
If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?
A boat (to get off the island, obviously), a cannon (because pirates), a GPS.
What is your favorite travel destination?
If you were a box of cereal, which one would you be? Why?
Cheerios. I like plain.
Cats or Dogs?
If you were allowed one superpower, what would it be?
Is Time Travel a super power? If so, Time Travel.
What would you most likely be doing on a normal Saturday afternoon in your free time?
Playing with my kids, avoiding yard work.
The Princess Bride.
Favorite movie line?
What is your pet peeve?
Inattention to detail.
Android or iPhone?
Favorite type of food?
Tony’s Pasta House, obviously.
What has been the most important innovation you have witnessed in your lifetime?
Mac or PC?
What would you most like to tell yourself at age 13?
Nothing, as even the smallest change to the past could drastically affect the future! This according to the ‘Back to the Future’ rules of time travel…as opposed to Timerider rules, which are just silly.
What’s the last book you read?
The last book I read was a book I wrote about Godzilla, for my son, who loves Godzilla, and is learning how to read.
What is the first concert you attended?
Warped Tour, Asbury Park, NJ – 1998.
If your life were a song, what would the title be?
“Something In The Way Of The Side Door”
What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
Don’t accept anything at face value. Question everything.
Cake or Pie?
Last thing you watched on Netflix?
If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you want to meet?
What is one item on your bucket list?
Make a bucket list.
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