That guy in the GoToMeeting splash screen


His is the face I’ll remember the most from our time working from home. He smiles at me at least three times a day, whenever a call is connecting. I wonder who he is? Did he have a good meeting?

Screenshot from the GoToMeeting splash screen, showing a gentleman's face on an iTelephone device having a web meeting.

I’m a weird enough person that even a stock photo of someone smiling helps me before I start talking to real people. It’s as if he’s looking at me through the glass, saying you’ve got this, Ruben! I’m sensing a theme.

The screen says “John Doe”, but I’m going to start referring to him as Jim. Every Jim I’ve ever met has been nice.

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Ruben Schade is a technical writer and IaaS engineer in Sydney, Australia who refers to himself in the third person in bios. Wait, not BIOS… my brain should be EFI by now.

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