Alight Spotlight: Meet Jay Ko, Platform Engineer

Alight Analytics is excited to welcome Jay Ko as our team’s new platform engineer, helping to make our ChannelMix platform even more useful and powerful for marketers. Learn more about Jay in his Q&A! 


Jay Ko 


Platform Engineer

So what do you DO at Alight? 

As a platform engineer, I’m part of the team that builds and maintains ChannelMix, Alight’s marketing intelligence platform. 

What did you do before you came to Alight? 

I worked at SS&C Technology as a software developer.

People might be surprised to learn that …  

I served in the Korean Navy. 

What do you do when you aren’t at work? 

Try to learn new technologies.

What’s your favorite snack?  

I like Choco Pie

What’s the worst piece of advice you ever received? 

“Don’t worry, everything will be all right.”

If you could instantly master any skill, what would you want to learn? 

I want to learn the skill “I can master any skill instantly” so that I can learn more skills instantly.

We’re giving you your own talk show, and you can book anyone in the world as your first three guests. Who do you want to interview? 

Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos.