Janan is the Chief Operating Officer for The Patatas. He believes very strongly in Social Justice and is against anything that exploits people or animals for money or power. What The Patatas does is a unique niche and it makes a difference in the lives of others. The Patatas have to ensure that whatever they do is truly beneficial in both the short and long term. His favourite quote is “Do not withhold good from those to whom it is due, when it is in your power to act.”
Besides being the company’s primary point of contact, his other roles include, but are not limited to: project planning, logistics, operations, resource allocation, execution and general management of The Patatas.
Due to the role being highly contingent and situational, Janan regularly develops and improves systems, ensuring efficiency in service deliverance to clients. He is always needed for his organizational, problem-solving and leadership skills to adapt plans and meet the changing demands of new situations.
He has a degree in English Literature and Communication Studies as well as an additional honors degree in Communication Studies from the University of Western Australia.
He was initially hired to create short videos for Potato Productions, and continues to be a dab hand at handling various filming and camera equipment.