Chelsea Aitken, Cheif Customer Officer at Vxt
Having studying commerce at the University of Canterbury, Chelsea Aitken, Chief Customer Officer at Vxt eventually found her way into working in tech and has not looked back.
Chelsea's role primarily focuses on leading the sales and internal operations at Vxt. Ahead of the Fast Forward careers event in Christchurch, we caught up with Chelsea to learn more about her role, what he get's up to in Christchurch outside of work and why now is such an exciting time to be a part of the Vxt growth journey.
If you are curious about working for a high-growth, Christchurch based startup, come and join Chelsea and a range of other friendly startup folk for a virtual chat at Fast Forward, November 17th.
“I work best in a team, care a lot about those close to me and I am gentle (don't get angry easily).”
If you boss was to compare you to an animal, what would they chose and why?
In the words of our CEO Luke - he would compare me to an elephant as I work best in a team, care a lot about those close to me and I am gentle (don't get angry easily).
To be good at your role, what do you think are the three core competencies?
- Emotional Intelligence
- Problem Solving
What is one thing you love doing in Christchurch outside of work?
I love doing a lot of the local walks across Canterbury and checking out the local bars and restaurants in the CBD.
“This growth brings with it an opportunity for travel, career advancement and the chance to learn about a range of different business areas..”
Why is now such an exciting time to be working at your company?
Right now we are experiencing rapid growth. Not only in terms of growing our team but our global customer base is expanding across Australia, Europe and the US.
This growth brings with it an opportunity for travel, career advancement and the chance to learn about a range of different business areas and we can't forget about being part of a pretty cool team.