Meet Marcus Karlsson, Cicero Group Business Analyst
Note: Over the next months I’ll be posting interviews with a number of key members of the Cicero team here and on my LinkedIn account. Stay tuned!
Describe yourself in 5 words or less
Inquisitive. Bilingual. Challenge-seeker. Moderate. Trivia
How do you spend your time outside of work?
I spend most of my time with my wife and two children. I enjoy cooking and baking and offset those interests with road cycling and running. I ran St. George Marathon last year and am planning on running the Stockholm Marathon next summer.
What did you do pre-Cicero, and what brought you to the firm?
After business school at Stockholm University, I worked for the U.S. Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Stockholm where we advised U.S. companies doing business in Sweden. Following that, I worked for Qualtrics, a provider of market research software. I came to Cicero because I wanted apply market research tools and skills I had learned at Qualtrics to solve real business problems for companies.
What are some interesting things you’ve been working on lately?
I just finished up a project forecasting sales for a local Utah company. Prior to that I worked with a digital media and newspaper organization to understand the media landscape and where they fit in.
What else makes Cicero a great place to work?
The colleagues at Cicero are incredible. Everyone is eager to help out and share knowledge which makes this a very pleasant environment to work at.