Priti Maheshwari
Portland

What is your job title, and what does that position entail?

I am the Project Manager. I am responsible for successfully delivering the products to customers.

How long have you worked at Olympus, where did you come from? A little history of how you got involved with Olympus?

I’ve been with Olympus Controls since May 2018. I have worked at Fiserv and Nike before. I just applied to the job opening at Olympus Controls through Indeed and rest is history.

What do you like best about working at Olympus?

I like the culture at Olympus. Everyone works as a team and tries to go an extra mile for clients. Everyone is willing to help each other in every way.

Describe a little of your past history.     

I started my career as a software engineer in India. I worked for one of the biggest Software Consulting firm in India. I moved to Portland in 2010 to join my husband. I then decided to do Masters in Project Management from Portland State University. After completing my Masters I started working as a Project Manager with Fiserv, Nike and now Olympus Controls.

Describe some of your hobbies – what do you like to do outside of work?

I love playing with my toddler and spend time with my family. If I get time from chasing my toddler I love doing paper quilling, jewelry making and travelling new places.

What are some key lessons you have taken from your career thus far?

Hard work and willingness to learn new skills/tools have helped me to grow in my career. Also, patience is the key.

What is one thing your customers might find surprising about you?

I was one of the best basketball and ping pong player in my school and college days.