Getting To Know: Leo Gamboa – Reebok

As we are all encouraged to stay working at home during these difficult times, we connected with friends from some of our favourite brands here at Hip to get an insight into their worlds. This week, we caught up with Leo Gamboa, Global Streetwear Collaborations Manager at Reebok to check in on his current situation […]

As we are all encouraged to stay working at home during these difficult times, we connected with friends from some of our favourite brands here at Hip to get an insight into their worlds. This week, we caught up with Leo Gamboa, Global Streetwear Collaborations Manager at Reebok to check in on his current situation at his home in Boston.

Hi Leo, please introduce yourself and your role at Reebok?

Hey,  I’m Leo Gamboa and I am the global collaborations manager for streetwear collaborations at Reebok. Currently 2 years in the role – I have been working on projects such as JJJJound, Awake and Needles.

Where are you currently in the world?

Boston

What’s your guilty pleasure working from home song?

Bizarre Love Triangle – New Order

Your go to comfy WFH piece from Reebok?

Sherpa Beatnik

Sofa, desk or garden office? 

Desk

Current media diet?

Blood Orange / Tribe called quest / Bach – Netflix and HBO GO

Which objects at home are keeping you sane?

Grill, TV and Sonos

What things in life have you come to appreciate more during these times?

In the current state I have definitely learned to appreciate time with friends and family and to take advantage of being outside as much as possible. Times like this we realize to not take things for granted.

If the world went back to normal tomorrow what is the first thing you’d do?

Hmmm. Meet with some family and friends for meal and cold drink. 

There’s usually a silver lining with all tricky situations, what’s yours?

Taking advantage of time at home to organize haha.  People sometimes say I wish I had a week to work from home to catch up and get themselves together and now we have that so def use this time to do those things. 

Stay up to to date with Leo here view our latest arrivals from Reebok here and keep an eye out for more in this series over the next few weeks.

Published by Oliver Jackson

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