After over 50 years, Number One's real name (Una) was finally revealed in canon albeit so quickly that it can easily be missed. It occurs at around 40:30 when Pike orders her back to the bridge to take the conn. This is later confirmed the Short Treks episode "Q&A". See more
Any, uh, words of wisdom?
"Be extremely subtle, even to the point of formlessness. Be extremely mysterious, even to the point of soundlessness."
"Thereby you can be the director of your opponent's fate." I'm surprised a Kelpien, of all beings, has studied Sun Tzu.
I am surprised a Terran is surprised by anything.