This month meet Aleksandr, PrestaShop Ambassador in Talinn, Estonia! Aleksandr is a self tought programmer and database designer and has been a PrestaShop lover since 2011 after trying various CMSs. throughout this interview you'll get to know more about our chosen Ambassador of the month, his country, habits and role as an Ambassador. Enjoy! :)
Three words to best describe you:
Stability, democracy, innovation.
If you were to write a book about yourself, what would you name it?
I would name it: "My universities".
What is your hidden talent?
My hidden talent is my ability to listen.
A favorite line from a movie?
"Don't worry mama".
If you could travel anywhere right now, where would you go and why?
Right now I would travel to Himalaya, the neighborhood of Chomolungma (Everest). I like mountains!
What issue/topic keeps you awake at night?
The next PrestaShop Meetup ;)
About your country
What is your favorite local food or drink?
Verivorst & Mulgikapsad: Black pudding (sausage) & Estonian Sauerkraut.
Give us a fun fact about your country:
Estonia is a small, progressive, fast-paced, and friendly country.
What do you like the most about your country?
What is especially worth seeing in your country?
If you get the chance to go to Estonia, you should definately see Vana Toomas.
What is your favorite PrestaShop store?
My favourite PS store is: https://crystalmix.eu/.
What opportunities does PrestaShop provide in your country?
PrestaShop contributes to the growth of the PrestaShop community in our country.
What is your feedback on the new major version, PrestaShop 1.7?
It's more progressive and more comfortable than the old one.
How do you stay updated on PrestaShop’s newest updates?
I get it through e-mails and in the my e-shop back office.
About being an Ambassador
What were your motivations to become an Ambassador?
I've been using PrestaShop for many years now and like it.
What is your proudest moment as a PrestaShop Ambassador?
The proudest moment is when you are useful to our community and when you can help it.
What do you like the most about being an Ambassador?
Being able to promote the PrestaShop sofware on the Estonian market.
A last word?
I'm sure that PrestaShop is the best of all free e-commerce platforms in the world.
Thank you Aleksandr for your work as an awesome Ambassador in Estonia and for answering our questions. See you next month for the discovering of a new Ambassador and a new country :)
Thank you very much!