Inside IT By Design; Stories of Growth, Community and Career Wisdom

Inside IT By Design: Stories of Growth, Community and Career Wisdom

In this episode of the “Culture and Career Corner” podcast, Todd fills in for Sunny as the host to talk to three brilliant members of the IT By Design (ITBD) team about their enriching career journeys, vibrant company culture and insightful life lessons.

Here’s a summary of the discussion:

Career Journeys: An Exploration of Growth and Success 

Seamus, a senior TTL with a two-year tenure, shares his career trajectory at ITBD. He expresses gratitude for the supportive team and the opportunities for personal growth in both professional and individual aspects. Manish, an ATTL with nearly a decade at ITBD, recounts his journey from a level 1 engineer, emphasizing the company’s role in his personal and professional development. Adil, having joined in 2021, narrates his refreshing career journey, from L&D exposure to managing teams, praising the company’s diversity and culture.

Exploring ITBD’s Culture: A Mosaic of Inclusivity 

The discussion pivots to the unique culture at ITBD. Seamus underscores the familial and supportive atmosphere, where colleagues are treated like family, echoing Manish’s sentiment about the company’s focus on holistic employee development. Adil elaborates on the inclusive culture that encourages team collaboration and diverse contributions, emphasizing the significance of open communication and collaboration.

Life Lessons: A Canvas of Wisdom 

The conversation transcends career narratives, delving into life lessons learned at ITBD. Manish advocates for balance in health, goal setting and the importance of surrounding oneself with like-minded individuals. Adil shares the wisdom of self-reflection, adhering to core values and the importance of self-care. Seamus imparts three key lessons: prioritizing health in a fast-paced life, giving equal importance to family, and emphasizing open communication and collaboration for a successful personal and professional life.

Quick Fire Round: Top Reasons for Joining ITBD 

In a rapid-fire round, all three team members share their top reasons for recommending ITBD to friends. Manish lauds the comprehensive Life by Design sessions, Seamus highlights the familial atmosphere and supportive environment, while Adil underscores the recognition and rewards for employee contributions.


Todd expresses gratitude to the participants and invites viewers to engage further with ITBD content, promising more insights in future episodes. Through personal anecdotes and shared experiences, the episode encapsulates ITBD’s nurturing culture and commitment to holistic employee development, making it a compelling destination for professionals seeking growth and fulfillment.

About Sunny Kaila’s “Culture and Career Corner” Podcast

Does your organization have a culture by default or is it by design? How intentional are they about creating a workplace environment that makes the employees feel valued and fuels their growth? How often do you get face time with your top management to share your thoughts about the company culture? At IT By Design, we do it every week!

Every week, our host and CEO, Sunny Kaila, connects with our employees for a candid conversation. This culture podcast sees guests take us along on a journey through their career goals, their experience with IT By Design, and their perspective on life. Sunny’s favorite question to our guests? “What are the top lessons that you’ve learned in your life?”

Watch our culture and career corner podcast episodes to discover the lessons from our community and learn how you can implement them in your life for personal and professional success.

Join Our Team and Star in Our Next Culture Podcast!

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