Postcards From Peru: An Executive's Perspective

By Aled Miles, Symantec's Senior Vice President, Latin America and the Caribbean
Mar 27, 2014 8:00 AM ET

Postcards from Peru: An Executive's Perspective

As the inaugural Symantec Service Corps (SSC) assignment wound down, I had the enormous pleasure of hosting the team for dinner in Arequipa, Peru before they left for home. As you know, this team of ten was selected for Symantec’s first effort at a long-term international service project, spending four weeks applying their professional skills to assist three Peruvian organizations. I know we’ve all been following along on their journey through the Postcards from Peru series on this blog, but I wanted to share my personal observations after the privilege of spending an evening with this interesting and focused team, that had only known each other for 28 days.

I was genuinely impressed by each and every SSC member. This team has done truly amazing things. I had spent the first part of the week in Sao Paulo with our Brazil colleagues. I often route back to California with a stop in Lima and a direct flight to San Francisco. I’ll be honest … my energy was a little low as I faced a fourth night out after even more air travel. I shouldn’t have been concerned … this group gave me a full recharge.

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