Valentine's Day - I read 37% of relationships start in the office.
1) Find a common ground and 'make-up' something - anything will do, if you both want continued relationship, things'll happen. Don't overdo it at the start. 2) Play a game with him( just not later) to introduce yourself to him - toss a crunched up paper was and go pick it up - don't tell him who! Say "sorry! ", and just start talking, like you're covering the paper wad 'fight'... 3) Ask him about an irrelevant office 'rule', say you're new... 4) sit at his table at lunch... 5) ask to borrow something... ??? hvd
Are you in the same department, building & or cubicle area? If you're going to be working together on a daily basis you may want to rethink starting something. If you're working for a larger company & if things go bad you can transfer easily, or the position isn'timportant-than do what Tony has suggested. it's the easiest in & believable.Once you break the ice then start to query him
Some companies do not allow fraternizing. You may want to check that out. Not worth losing your job over from not knowing. It is wise to use the phrase--Don't find your honey where you make your money.