Hoya Highlight: Andrew Ahn (S’02)

Senior Business Strategy Manager, Sony Interactive Entertainment (PlayStation)

Career Reflections

What is the best career advice you’ve ever been given?
“Talk is free” – never turn down an opportunity to just talk with someone.

What is the hardest thing you’ve had to do professionally?
Completely resetting my career by switching function and industry.

What has been the most rewarding moment of your career?
Working in an industry that is closely aligned with one of my lifelong hobbies.

What do you wish you had done earlier in your career?
Invest in growing a professional network.

Your Time on the Hilltop

What was your favorite class at Georgetown?
“Map of the Modern World”

What is your favorite Georgetown memory?
Making lifelong friends who continue to accompany me on my life journey.

How has Georgetown shaped you?
Georgetown has empowered me with a strong combination of critical thinking skills, the ability to navigate day-to-day realpolitik, and the best of friends.

A Day in the Life

Who or what is a source of inspiration and strength in your life and why?
God gives me the strength and clarity of mind to discern what is truly important in life.

What is one part of your daily routine you couldn’t live without?
Hanging out with my kids.

What is on your desk right now?
A PlayStation 4.

Who is your favorite author?
J. R. R. Tolkien

Words to live by?
Have more than thou showest, speak less than thou knowest.

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