Rocketeers Recognized: Sunny Mattoo, Senior Project Manager

Today we shine the spotlight on Sunny Mattoo, one of our talented Sr. Project Managers here at BeyondID. With a winning combination of reliability, empathy, and adventurous spirit, Sunny brings a unique flair to the table. It’s no surprise that his dedication to excellence has earned him our prestigious President’s Club award, a testament to his outstanding performance and an embodiment of our top values. When Sunny isn’t conquering projects, he can be found indulging in his passion for cricket and the freedom of long rides on his beloved Royal Enfield. His vibrant energy and unwavering commitment to success seamlessly translate into his professional endeavors, making him a true Rocketeer in our organization. Join us as we celebrate Sunny’s contributions and journey as an exceptional team member!

What three words would your friends use to describe you? 

Reliable, empathetic, and adventurous. 

Would you say you’re more of a extrovert or an introvert?

iI consider myself more of an ambivert, as I enjoy both social interactions and quiet time alone for introspection. 

What’s your favorite quote from a TV show/movie/book? 

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

If you won the lottery, what would you do with the money? 

I would invest a portion of the money, donate to charitable causes, and fulfill some of my travel dreams. I’m associated with a few NGO’s here; one of them collects leftover food from hotels and weddings and distributes it among the poor. Another takes care of children with special needs. It’s a big bucket list, but the item I’d like to complete first is to road-trip across the length and breadth of India to explore the diverse range of landscapes and cultures. 

What do you do to de-stress?

I find listening to calming music or going for a walk in nature helpful in de-stressing. 

Outside of work? Passions, hobbies, interests?  

When I’m not working, I enjoy playing cricket, football, and sometimes long rides on my Royal Einfield motorcycle to relax and unwind. I’m an active member of one of the big biker clubs here; we travel to scenic locations and participate in events and rallies together. I’m passionate about cricket, as it helps me stay balanced and focused. 

Do you still live near where you grew up? Why or why not? 

No. I moved away from my hometown to pursue new opportunities and experiences in a different city. 

If you could eat only one dish for the rest of your life, what would it be? 

If I had to choose, I would probably go with butter chicken. It’s made by simmering marinated, grilled chicken in a spicy, aromatic, buttery, and creamy tomato curry. 

What behavior or personality trait do you most attribute to your success, and why? 

I attribute my success to my strong work ethic and persverence. I believe that being proactive, maintaining a positive mindset, and continually seeking opportunities for growth and learning have been instrumental in achieving my goals. 

What’s one professional skill you’re currently working on? 

Currently, I’m focused on enhancing my program management skills so that I can efficiently manage projects across different verticals/value streams. 

What’s different about BID’s culture versus other companies you’ve worked at? 

Compared to other companies I’ve worked at, BeyondID places a strong emphasis on innovation, collaboration, and a growth mindset. There is a culture of continuous learning and experimentation, where ideas are encouraged and valued, and employees are empowered to take ownership of their work. 

What do you enjoy most about your role? 

What I enjoy most about my role is the opportunity to solve complex problems, work with talented colleagues, and contribute to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on the company and its customers. 

What does a typical day look like for you at BID? 

A typical day at BID involves collaborating with cross-functional teams, conducting research and analysis, attending meetings and discussions, and working on projects to drive business growth and innovation. I am fortunate to have the opportunity to closely collaborate with our CTO as a part of the remarkable Research and Development division. Together, we are engaged in the creation of exceptional products. 

What advice would you give to your younger self, from a professional perspective? 

I would advise my younger self to take more risks, be open to new opportunities, and not be afraid to ask for help or guidance along the way. 

What’s the best career advice you’ve ever heard? 

The best career advice I’ve heard is to never stop learning and to embrace challenges and failures as new opportunities for growth. 

What originally got you interested in your current field of work? 

I became interested in my current field due to my passion for technology and its potential to shape the future. I was always fascinated to learn about different cyber threats, vulnerabilities, and the various strategies and technologies deployed to safeguard against them. The opportunity to contribute to enhancing digital security of individuals, organizations, and even nations from cyber threats greatly interests me. 

Briefly describe your career prior to BID. 

Before joining BID, I gained experience in various roles across different industries and verticals, including software development, tech support, service delivery, product management and project management. These experiences helped me develop a diverse skill set and a broader perspective on business operations. 

What is your go-to work productivity hack?

Break down tasks into smaller, manageable tasks and prioritize them based on urgency and importance. 


If you’d like to join Sunny and hundreds of other motivated BeyondID Rocketeers, check out our open positions.

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