Getting2KnowU: Katiana Duplessis
The people that power WHOSAY, a Viacom company, are a blend of advertising, technology and media professionals who foster a spirit of creativity, commitment, innovation and teamwork. And today, you will get to know another one of our outstanding WHOSAYers:
Name: Katiana A. Duplessis
Hometown: Miami, FL (the REAL part of Miami, the part that’s not the beach)
School: Florida International University
Role at WHOSAY: Creative Operation Manager
Prior role: Digital Project Manager at CBS Interactive
Dream creator(s) to work with: Mara Brock Akil, Melina Matsoukas, Rihanna and Beyonce
Favorite thing about advertising: Having the influence and power to persuade people to believe in something
Most challenging aspect of the industry: Keeping up with trends and finding new ways to reinvent things
Secret life hack: Getting fun nails and prayer.
Interesting fact about yourself: I used to be a biology major and wanted to be an OBGYN. I’m also second cousins to Wyclef from The Fugees
Best advice you’ve ever received: Everyone’s journey looks different. Never compare yourself to others
If you woke up tomorrow as an animal, what animal would you choose to be and why?
An Elephant! They mean good luck and one of the few animals that bring calm to the other animals.
If you had your own late night talk show, who would you invite as your first guest?
If you had to delete all but 3 apps from your smartphone, which ones would you keep?
Instagram, CashApp, iHeartRadio