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Melissa from Monticello is working to transform Minnesota by ‘uniting and inspiring people.’.

As a Software Engineering Director from Monticello, Minnesota, Melissa Adams understands the importance of uniting and transforming Minnesota. She strives to foster an environment of collaboration and an appreciation of diversity in everything she does. At Optum, Melissa has a proven track record of leading major software development initiatives and motivating teams to collaborate on projects of all sizes. With her knowledge of the local software engineering industry and her passion for helping Minnesota, Melissa is in a unique position to bring people together and help shape the future of our state. By uniting people from all different backgrounds and perspectives, Melissa believes that we can create a more equitable and prosperous future for everyone in Minnesota.

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Melissa's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Melissa’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Melissa will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Melissa’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Melissa tends to be pragmatic, reliable and accurate.


OVERVIEW:

To convince Melissa, make sure to present facts and data. Send extra information to provide context, and don't apply pressure (or hard-sell). Present the information in an objective way and find solutions that minimize risk.

What comes naturally to Melissa

  • Preferring to improve an existing document rather than write a new one

  • Reading an instruction manual

  • Paying close attention to all the details


COMMUNICATON:

Make sure to prepare in advance when speaking with Melissa. Provide specifics, avoid ambiguity, and use logical claims to support your argument.

When speaking to Melissa

  • Remain stoic and objective

  • Be prepared to answer questions

  • Encourage her to share her thoughts


MOTIVATION:

Melissa is more than willing to take on the tedious and more structured tasks. They will appreciate a full strategy and plan that they can follow to knock out each task and pull their weight on the team.

What motivates Melissa

  • Rules and processes

  • Structure

  • Asking questions


WORK:

Melissa appreciates a direct and fact-based approach to work. They are reserved and autonomous and prefers to work independently for long periods of time. Melissa is naturally skeptical, but will dive into complex topics for long periods of time if it's an area of interest.

When working with Melissa

  • Give her time to work on her own

  • Verbally recognize her expertise

  • Introduce clear guidelines and rules

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Melissa’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Melissa’s online activity.

Software

Engineering

Optum

Director

Development

Manager

Application

Management

Information Systems

General

Minnesota

State University

Software

Engineering

Optum

Director

Development

Manager

Application

Management

Information Systems

General

Minnesota

State University

We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youOptumfor supporting United We Transform!

How can Melissa extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense


KEYWORDS
Digital Transformation
Daycare Management
Contracting
B21

PRESUADE WITH
Kindness
Contracting details
Concrete evidence
Sincerity

DIGITAL RATING

12

Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Photoshop
Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence

PRESUADE WITH
Creativity
Art
Design
Parenthood

DIGITAL RATING

36

Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Data science
Graphs
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

PRESUADE WITH
Travel
Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking

DIGITAL RATING

45

Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting



KEYWORDS
Landscape Painting
Skateboards
Facilitation
Design Methodology

PRESUADE WITH
Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech

DIGITAL RATING

22

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2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader

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