Craig Guenther-Lee was the vice president for consumer experience at Bluebox Now.
Craig Guenther-Lee was the vice president for consumer experience at Bluebox Now. Wendy Kaufman/NPR
Role in the company: Was responsible for design and creative content
Previous employers: Pelago Inc.; Corbis Images; US Airways; Envisionspace
First job: Bus boy at T.G.I. Friday's
Education: Bachelor of fine arts at Arizona State University
Other hobbies: Cooking, traveling, playing music and visiting museums
Best thing about working for a startup: "Energy, excitement, and camaraderie. Every day brings something new, so you never know what's going to happen next."
Craig Guenther-Lee was the vice president of consumer and brand experience for Bluebox Now, but had to leave Seattle because of a family medical emergency and took a full-time job elsewhere.
He worked previously at Pelago, the maker of Whrrl, a location-based social media game purchased by Groupon this year.
Guenther-Lee earned a bachelor of fine arts degree from Arizona State University, and worked for companies like US Airways and Corbis Images on visual design and art direction for digital products.
After Groupon bought Pelago, Guenther-Lee had a job opportunity at Microsoft with a six-figure salary, but turned it down to found Bluebox Now. He says his he and his co-workers, Chad Reed and Naresh Dhiman, worked well as a team, and thought they could create something exciting together.