There may be a few things that you don’t know about the Mailbird CEO. Andrea Loubier is half American, half Filipino, born in France. She lived in Africa for the first four years of her life, then Thailand the next two years, then Indonesia for next nine years before heading to the U.S. She is obsessed with travel and has a slight addiction to spicy food.
As a third culture kid, Andrea gives some insight on what it’s like to build a global tech startup from exotic Bali, Indonesia. That’s right, after 13 years in the U.S., it is as text book as a TCK (“third culture kid”) can get, Andrea made her way back to Indonesia where she spent the majority of her life from childhood through young adulthood.
How we are changing the world today.
In this podcast Andrea explains how her diverse, multi-cultural background and upbringing influences her business practices, interactions with people, her general outlook on life and overly hospitable attitude and open-mindedness that celebrates both our differences and similarities. Our world continues to evolve socially and culturally the more people travel and break outside of the status quo and norms.
A world famous TCK that you may not know until now is….you got it…the president of the United States of America, Barack Obama. He was born in Honolulu, Hawaii but grew up in Indonesia and Chicago. What is it about these multi-cultured kids?
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You’ll love this piece. Tayo Rockson interviews Andrea to get a deeper insight into the Mailbird CEO’s mindset. This female power house works relentlessly to bring happiness to people all over the world through a deep study into the relationship between technology, society and modern communication. This is how Andrea uses her difference, to make a difference in the world of email communication. Just click on the image below to listen to the full podcast.