Eric Kane, Inside Sales Manager, is the light on the end of the zoom call or on the other side of the conference table. He will always be willing to crack a joke, show you a comic poster he has on his wall or encourage you that you are doing a great job. While successfully expanding the Inside Sales team at Soligent, Eric has made a lasting impression. Eric has much knowledge in developing and implementing strategic planning initiatives for companies top customers.
Eric has a strong passion for driving growth and identifying better business practices for strategic purchasing decisions. Through his career experience, Eric has mastered the means to streamline processes and transform the user experience. When Eric is not working his magic on Sales, he is with his family or face down in his comic book collection. Soligent extremely values the impact Eric has made on the team and the consistent efforts put forth to dominate the renewable energy industry.
We hope you’ve enjoyed reading a bit about Eric. To learn more, please read the questionnaire below.
What is your name?
What department do you work in?
How long have you worked at Soligent?
What advice would you give to your teenage self?
It gets easier but only after it gets harder, also don’t sell yourself short, or any of that Apple stock coming your way, at least not until you are much older
What do you do to turn things around when you’re having a bad day?
Silly as it sounds, I find giving myself a pep talk in the mirror works wonders
What’s one of your favorite memories from the past year?
Getting my Ariel Rider D Class ebike- It is such a fun bike and has changed my life for the better. I am much less of a couch potato now
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I have an insanely huge comic book collection of 10,000+ books and growing.
What’s something—big or small—that you’re really good at?
Speed reading and spatial awareness, I have a knack for 3d puzzles.
What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who was it from?
Don’t concern yourself with what others have that you want, you should only concern yourself with what others lack that they need. My Grandfather
What’s your favorite way to unwind after a busy day?
Weather permitting, I take my ebike for a ride and listen to an audiobook to disconnect. Quick easy way to reset my mindset
If you could trade places with anyone for a day, who would you choose?
What three words would your friends use to describe you?
Loyal, funny, dork
What would we most likely find you doing on the weekend?
Comic book stuff, family stuff, and house stuff
Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
If you could only eat one item for every meal for the rest of your life, what would it be?
If you could only have three apps on your smartphone, which would you pick?
CLZ, Google, Mint
What’s your favorite sports team to watch and which team do you root for?
Raiders NFL, Rugby the All Blacks
What’s one hobby you would love to get into?
Carpentry and Resign pouring
What’s your favorite TV show—the one you’re always watching on repeat?
What’s the first concert you ever went to?
Aerosmith Get a Grip tour when I was 13
What’s one song or artist that you’re embarrassed to admit you like?
What’s your go-to karaoke song?
Secreto de Amor- by Joan Sebastian
What fictional place would you most like to visit?
The Marvel Universe
What’s the top destination on your must-visit list?
Queens Square in Bristol England
What’s one totally irrational fear that you have?
Swarms of ants
What’s a trip that changed you, and why?
I spent six months in Bolivia in 2002-2003. Gave me a real appreciation for the world outside the US. where I gained appreciation for global cultures, saw true poverty, and what real corruption looks like. That experience molded the views I hold today. The trip set me on a path to leave the world better than the one I came into