What is your earliest memory of Kingston?
Coming to Kingston with my parents as a child, I was fascinated. Everything seemed so confusing and larger than life.
What do you miss most when you are away from Kingston?
I was born and raised in rural Jamaica (Christiana, Manchester), but I love the city life. I always miss how fast-paced Kingston is.
Where in Kingston can we find you when you want to chill?
Medusa's on Hope Road. I absolutely love that place.
What would you do if you were mayor of Kingston for a day?
I would introduce parking meters. I think that would be a great way to earn additional revenue for the city.
Share with us the title of the last book you read
The Signal and the noise: Why so many predictions fail, but some don't. Nate Silver is the author.
What's currently playing in your car?
I'm big on Chronnix right now. I love his music. I also like this American band called Imagine Dragons.
What was your last bit of retail therapy?
A new Macbook pro and an iPad.
Share some places in your travel black book
New York, Orlando and Florida.
What cologne are you splashing?
What's the next big move for Gordon Swaby?
We've recently signed off on a pretty big partnership with the Jamaica Observer, which has been going well. We're growing really fast, and our next big move is expansion into other Caribbean islands among other initiatives.
What keeps a young man like you motivated?
I challenge myself by setting s.m.a.r.t. goals; specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-targeted. Giving yourself goals is giving yourself direction.
Who is your business inspiration?
I have a few: my parents, Olivene and Lloyd Swaby. I also admire NCB's Patrick Hylton.
When was the last time you had a good laugh?
I'm always laughing, my girlfriend is great at keeping me laughing.
What's your philosophy?
Always an employer, never an employee. I take pride in being industrious, taking initiative and creating opportunities for others.