Anthony Perrotta

WHERE DO YOU LIVE?: Flatiron NYC; Born and Raised: Queens, NY; Dual citizen: US/Italy

HOW WOULD YOU CLASSIFY YOUR WORK EXPERIENCE SO FAR?: Shopper Marketing & Sales Extraordinaire, 15 years and counting.

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT YOUR ROLE?: thinking about how to create new revenue streams for businesses and helping clients/partners think differently

WHAT GETS YOUR BLOOD GOING?: I'm a lover off all things hand-made & crafted with passion. There's a deep place in my heart for simple ideas with the power to transform and innovate our lives

WHAT ELSE GETS YOU EXCITED?: reading up on geeky self-help gurus, (ala Tony Robbins/Deepak Chopra), bike riding as mode of transport AND most fun way to exercise (ever seen a kid on a bike not smiling?), an obsession with longevity & healthy aging (I plan on getting to 120+), being a clean nuclear energy activist (I did mention geeky earlier), alternative medicine, & forward thinking. Also wine - lots of wine.

WHAT EXCITING PROJECTS ARE YOU WORKING ON?: Co-Authoring a children's book aimed at making Fruits & Veggies exciting for kids.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE QUOTE?: Too many, but I'll give you 3 of my top...1) "There are only 2 ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as if everything is." --Albert Einstein; 2)"If you remember half of what I forgot, you'll be in great shape" --My Father 3)"Write the bad things that are done to you in sand, but write the good things that happen to you on a piece of marble." -- proverb

WHOM FROM HISTORY DO YOU WANT TO HAVE A DRINK WITH?: Michelangelo, I have a billion questions to ask someone who hated to paint and still made the Sistine Chapel.