The Bubbler Executive of the Week

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 10:03 am

Scott Leland, president of Player Map Inc., in Milwaukee

Name:  Scott Leland
Title:
  President
Company: 
Player Map Inc.
Company address
:  234 Broadway #107 Milwaukee, Wis.
Company web site:
  www.playermap.com
Industry:
  Sales performance

Education:  Bachelor of arts degree in people, religion and society (specialized major created for me) from Iowa State University, and an MBA from Drake University

Family: My wife, Jane, and 12-year-old son, Isaac

Hobbies and Interests: "I enjoy travel, exercise, reading, sports, and Harley-Davidson."

Favorite book and/or movie: "’Out of Africa’ because it’s all about passion  – personally and professionally."

Favorite musician/band: "U2 – ‘I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For.’"

Favorite place to visit/vacation: "Hong Kong – the sights, the people and the energy."

Favorite local restaurant: "Metro Bar & Cafe – good food, fun people."

Words to live by: "Envision, empower, elevate – we can all continue to grow."

What is your core philosophy for doing business? "For myself, listen first, act second, excel always. For my clients, see it. Create it. Win it."

Who is your role model and why? "Abraham Lincoln, because despite repeated failure, personal challenges and professional criticism, he never quit or surrendered his beliefs."

What was the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?  “Arriving in Shanghai, I was greeted at the airport and whisked to my hotel in a limo, greeted by name at the hotel entrance by the hotel manager, escorted past the front desk directly to a stunning penthouse suite. I am thinking, ‘Nice!’ At checkout, I am asked, "How was your concert Mr. Leland?" It seems I received all the special treatment because the hotel mistakenly thought I was a rock star!"

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