Craig Rock

Name: Craig Rock

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Title: Founder and CEO of Paradigm Technology

Married/Single: Single

Kids: 2

City you live in: Scottsdale

A typical day in my life includes…

I start the day at work and finish it by working out—a combo of running or other cardio and weights.

I was born…

in Texas.

My favorite thing about Arizona…

golf, the weather and the sense of community.

I’m listening to…

all types of music – except country.

My family…

as a single dad my sons are exceptionally important to me, and I started my company because I was not sure I could be employed by anyone else in order to be there for my kids.

If I could have dinner with anyone, it would be…

Condeleeza Rice (she’s a member at Augusta National and so intelligent).

One thing I cannot live without…

great food.

When I was younger, I wanted to be…

in business and I would eventually find my way.

I’m inspired by…

Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, people who have moved tech forward and escalated the industry to what it is today.

The one person who motivates me is…

I am very self-motivated and also, my employees motivate me. I often think about how we can continue to move forward as a company and the integral role my employees play each and every day.

If I could change anything in the world, it would be…

solving world hunger and suffering kids, the fact that hungry kids exist is unacceptable.

The perfect day would be…

spent with someone I love, golf, great food and wine and work – I do love work!

My first job was…

mowing lawns, but first real job was construction.

My favorite escape…

Laguna Beach.

My life…

is terrific. Absolutely outstanding, I am so fortunate and I have lived a blessed life.

I’m currently working on…

building a board of directors for Paradigm.

Always…

go with your gut (intuition).

Never…

rely on intuition alone.

Favorite Quote

Alea iacta est (“The die is cast”) – Julius Caesar. Means what’s done is done, can’t change it.

Biggest Dream…

my dream is my company, fulfilling it completely means reaching a certain revenue goal, and family is always the motivating force behind it.

My Pet Peeve(s)…

trying to improve on listening and patience skills.

Craig and his two sons

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