Ohno said"Hello my name is (insert name here). I work in (insert department here). How about you?"
"It must be interesting working in that department. What is it like?"
"How long have you been working here? What did you do before?"
"Are you going to the Christmas party?"
"Would you like to kiss me like they do in the films?"
You should write a book: "The Art of Conversation for Shy Gay Guys"
I missed the opportunity for an (insert tongue here) joke.
It's funny how shy guys are worried about saying something which sounds stupid when 95% of what comes out of the rest of us is total nonsense. Just say anything, or some precooked small talk like what I posted above (not the last bit).