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Danielle Martin

Danielle works in Recruitment and HR at Metaswitch Networks, and runs all things Wellness. She loves The Chargers, dance fighting, and has an obsession with ketchup. She dreams of one day joining the Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, The Avengers. When she is not day dreaming of fighting alongside Thor and Iron Man, she can be found sitting by a fire pit grilling up a mean rack of ribs. Find her on LinkedIn.

UP for Groups

How ‘UP for Groups’ Got Our Whole Company Moving

Last spring when my employer, Metaswitch Networks (a cloud computing and communications software company), decided to launch a wellness program, myself and the rest of the Human Resources team were tasked with figuring out where to start. Many companies today are offering their employees biometric screenings, healthier food options in the kitchen or even subsidized lunches, but because the team at Metaswitch is geographically dispersed across the US, we struggled with finding a program that could be valuable for every employee.