Get the Squeeze on Sameena Balram

What is your role, title, and discipline? Strategy Lead

How long have you been with Isobar/Firstborn? A little over a year

What is your favorite aspect of your job? That I’m constantly learning – both from the interesting client work we get and from working with super smart, creative co-workers every day 🙂

Take us through your WFH routine. Haven’t gotten this down to be honest, but I try to find a reason to get outside earlier in the day, whether that’s a coffee run or park workout when it’s nice out

What was your most interesting job before you joined Isobar/Firstborn? I did a short part-time stint hosting and interviewing founders, VCs, and other business/creatives around NYC

What TV show are you currently binging? Currently re-binging Big Little Lies with my roommates

Soundtrack of your life is? World Hold On by Bob Sinclair

What is your guilty pleasure? Breakfast for din, online shopping, couch days

What is #1 on your bucket list? I had a Greece trip planned for last summer, so hoping to make it there ASAP !

Best quarantine activity, hobby, or skill you picked up? Attempting to learn to DJ with my best friend. Turns out you can be really really bad even when the song choices are good… (so not a skill just yet, but to be continued)

Summer or Winter? Summer

Sweet or salty? Sweet

Pizza lover or pasta lover? Pizza

Call or Text? Phone call

Early Bird or Night Owl? Night Owl

City or countryside? City