Meet the Team: Trent!
Name Trent Hazy
Birthplace Los Angeles, California
Official Title CEO & Designer
Role on the team Takes cares of company logistics (legal, financial, HR, etc.) and also has the “privilege” of doing web design
Educational Background Studied Product Design at Stanford
Favorite food “Spaghetti with meatballs is hard to beat.”
Favorite childhood memory Digging into a sandbox until he hit the layer of mud
- Products and services that improve the standard of living
- Things that are easy to use which indicates their level of design
What do you do during your free time?
- Learn new things and make mistakes
- Spend time outdoors
- Stay up to date on tech and car news
- Play any racquet sport (squash, tennis, badminton, ping pong, etc.) Trent was the captain of the Stanford squash team his senior year
Describe yourself in three words: aware, perfectionist, and easygoing
What quote do you live by? "I’m going to have to go with Batman: ‘Why do we fall? So we might learn to pick ourselves up.’” (Alfred Pennyworth says this to Bruce Wayne while the Wayne Manor is burning down)
If you weren’t at MindSumo, what would you be doing? "I would probably be designing products at Apple or Google or I’d be working in the auto industry.“
Why will MindSumo change the world? "MindSumo will change the world by giving everyone an opportunity to prove the skills that they have. People can gain recognition from potential employers and others completely based on merit. A meritocracy is what we are striving towards."