Salamun Truong

Name// Salamun Truong
Position// Technical Data Manager at Marketing Sciences Australia (Mediabrands)
What’s your current position? How long have you been in this position?
I’m responsible for all the data and technical aspects of our market research. I also tend to console everyone on my team, don’t ask me why. Two years in the current role.
If you could do any job what would it be?
Apprentice astronaut, of course. Learn on the job! Eat nothing but Mars Bars, too.
What do you find most challenging about your role?
Constantly trying to balance my career and hair aspirations.
How do you describe your job to your friends outside media?
“I sit and click my mouse and type…and horse around with colleagues as much as possible…it’s a great job..!”
What is your favourite Magazine?
Runner’s World (!!), for a variety of reasons. Also solid: Australian Yoga Journal, Zoo Weekly can be a good read.
Who would you most like to interview for a magazine?
I’d choose Jay and Silent Bob. If they aren't available, then maybe Salman Rushdie.
What might (someone) be surprised to know about you?
I love kimchi, shaving, opening up about my feelings, long-distance running and my team at work (all true !!)
If you were on the cover of a magazine, which one?
Probably MacWorld
If you could meet any one person (from history or currently alive), who would it be?
Three-way tie between Bear Grylls, Anderson Silva and Anna Lee Bridgstock. They could fight it out and I’d be around to chat with the winner (ie Anderson Silva)