1. “This memo summarizes my initial ﬁndings on the FreeWork productivity software and
my recommendation that we give it a full-ofﬁce trial for two months.”
2. The memo was meant for Pat Jones, the ofﬁce coordinator, and only them. As an
“ofﬁce coordinator,” they presumably are the principal decision-maker in this scenario.
From the tone of the memo, they don’t seem like they are at all an advisor. Since they
are a direct decision-maker, I’d argue that Sean Parker takes the role of the advisor;
he “recommend[s] [they] secure one copy of FreeWork and test it in [their] ofﬁce for
two months,” and further nudges Pat Jones into approving his proposal in