In this episode, we talk to Dr. Nehemiah Mabry, P.E., an engineer, educator, and entrepreneur based in Raleigh, North Carolina, about his career, his involvement in STEM education, and the inspirational STEM content for students and educators that he puts out there.
In this episode, we talk to Tom Kirkham, founder and CEO of IronTech Security, about cybersecurity defense systems for engineers and how engineering firms can secure their businesses against ransomware attacks by establishing a security-first environment.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About How Engineering Firms Can Secure Their Businesses Against Ransomware Attacks:
In this episode, we talk to Russ Krajec, a “recovering patent attorney” who believes that IP (intellectual property) can be used as a financial instrument. He is the author of “Investing in Patents” and one of IAM’s Top 300 Patent Strategists. He talks about using patents as a financial instrument in engineering, and why it is important for engineers to patent their inventions.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Using Patents as a Financial Instrument in Engineering:
In this episode, we talk to Mark Kinsella, the VP of Engineering at Opendoor, a real estate company in California, about entrepreneurial engineering. He also discusses the four key components of culture in a firm and provides ways on how you can empower your teams to be more productive.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Entrepreneurial Engineering & Engineering Culture:
In this episode, we talk to Mark Wainwright, principal, and owner at Wainwright Insight about building your skills as a sales engineer. He also discusses what firms can do to help increase their team’s sales skills and confidence to help grow their businesses.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Building Your Skills as a Sales Engineer:
In this episode, we talk to Aaron Moncur, a mechanical engineer who runs a mechanical design firm called Pipeline Design & Engineering and the host of the podcast “Being an Engineer,” a podcast that collects and shares industry knowledge and best practices associated with the discipline of engineering. We talk about his career journey and how he went from being laid off to starting an engineering firm.
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In this episode, I talk with Anne-Marie Walters, a chemical engineer and a global marketing director at Bentley Systems. We talk about her transition from engineering to marketing and how her engineering skills have helped her throughout this transition. Anne-Marie also talks about how having a big-picture outlook in life can provide so much fulfillment in your career. This episode was also published on YouTube which you can view here.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Transitioning from Engineering to Marketing:
In this episode, I talk with Peter C. Atherton, P.E. who is the author of “Reversing Burnout: How to Immediately Engage Top Talent and Grow! A Blueprint for Professionals and Business Owners”, and the creator of the I.M.P.A.C.T. process. We talk about the truth behind engineering partnership or ownership: the good, the bad, and the potentially ugly.
In this episode, I talk with Ram V. Iyer, an engineer with a business degree, an MIT grad, who realized that his engineering and business education were inadequate to succeed in business or to attain executive positions in business. It took him a stint as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley and four startups to figure out that business thinking is the one missing ingredient. He will discuss what business thinking is and how you can develop these business thinking skills, and he will also talk about the techie mindset and how it can help and hurt us.
Here Are Some of the Key Points Discussed About Business Thinking Skills for Engineers and Techies:
In this episode, I speak with Professor Jim Tinjum, who is the Associate Chair of the Department of Engineering Professional Development at University of Wisconsin-Madison. We talk about his roughly 1300-mile, 14-day bike trip across the Upper Midwest and what made him decide to take this bike ride for sustainability.