Small Business Owner
Joah Spearman
Employer: Sneak Attack

Position description:
I work in retail, marketing, and social media impresario. Check out my company's website: Sneak Attack. I'm also a writer and will soon release a book, "Indisputable: A Fan's Guide to the Live Music Capital," during South by Southwest 2011. The book is a guide to live music in Austin. View my business profile on Sneak Attack in the Community Impact Newspaper, which talks about my journey to my current career and future plans.

Photo: Joah Spearman
How They Got There
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Undergrad degree:  Public Relations

Favorite class in college:  History of Rock and Roll

Changing majors:  College of Communication.

College to career:  I interned a ton to gain experience, moved to D.C., moved back to Austin - then started a business. I previously worked as a consultant for the chariman of the International Olympic Committee and the commissioner of the Pac-10 Conference.

Career influences:  My mom, various multi-taskers, Ben Franklin, Jay-Z, etc.

The Ups and Downs
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The best aspects of my position are the great people, lots of travel (for fun and work), and it is not mundane.

Recommendations
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Travel abroad!

Interested in This Career?
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