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Collaborative With Spencer Krause

Collaborative With Spencer Krause

By Spencer Krause

Spencer Krause is a research and development specialist with over 20 years of experience building robots. In his career, Spencer has helped dozens of companies bring technologically advanced products to market.

Collaborative with Spencer Krause aims to give viewers and listeners an inside look at remarkable individuals who advance the state of science, technology, and commerce. "War stories," philosophical debates, explanations of how things work, and a raw unfiltered look into the realities of working in tech are all on the table.

Join us today. You'll probably learn something new.
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Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E77 - Costa Nikou
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E77 - Costa Nikou
Join us as we speak with Costa Nikou about his work working at CMU, building up Blue Belt Technologies, getting acquired by Smith and Nephew, the evolution of robotic hip and knee replacement surgeries, subsisting a company off of grants, acquiring cadavers, and more.
01:35:05
October 30, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E76 - Liam Krut (Venture Capitalist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E76 - Liam Krut (Venture Capitalist)
Join us as we speak with Liam Krut about his work in venture capital, what draws people to venture capital, constraint vs. criteria, some of Reinforced Ventures' thesis and portfolio companies and more. Subscribe today for more conversations like this. Please visit angel.co/v/l/XyD7T if you are interested in investing with Reinforced Ventures.
41:22
October 23, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E75 - Matthew Dworman (Startup Founder)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E75 - Matthew Dworman (Startup Founder)
Join us as we speak with Matthew Dworman about his work at Touchwood Labs, personal projects, what it's like to fundraise, and some of the robots he's worked on.
01:04:58
October 16, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E74 - Eli Safrai (Physicist and Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E74 - Eli Safrai (Physicist and Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Eli Safrai about his work making transparent armour and high-powered Lasers. We also talk about over promises in the technical field, being held up by the police, and more. Subscribe today and please reach out to elisafrai@gmail.com if you represent a Pittsburgh-based company who could use a guy like Eli on your team.
58:33
October 09, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E73 - Edward Tunstel (Space Roboticist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E73 - Edward Tunstel (Space Roboticist)
Join us as we speak with the CTO of Motiv Space Systems, Edward Tunstel about his work in the space exploration field from the late 80s to present, technologies utilized in space applications, challenges of lunar missions, satellite servicing and what to expect from commercial space travel and exploration in the future. motiovss.com Subscribe today!
01:42:09
October 02, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E72 - Richard Juchniewicz (Roboticist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E72 - Richard Juchniewicz (Roboticist)
Join us as we speak with 4moms senior director of engineering and quality, Richard Juchniewicz about coming up at Carnegie Mellon University, fun childhood projects, Production challenges, and more. Expectant parents, and family members should check out www.4moms.com for incredibly well-designed baby gear.
02:12:26
September 25, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E71 - Gal Inbar (Roboticist, and Intl. Business Extraordinaire)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E71 - Gal Inbar (Roboticist, and Intl. Business Extraordinaire)
Join us as we speak with Gal Inbar about his work with 412x972 where he has helped link up 80 pairs of Israel and Pittsburgh-based companies into business relationships. In this episodes, Gal tells some "war stories" about negotiations between Pittsburgh and Israeli companies, we discuss Gal's work selling cobots into israeli markets and more. Check out www.412x972.com if you are interested in doing business between Pittsburgh and Israel.
01:18:33
September 18, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E70 Brian Beyer (Roboticist, Veteran, and Startup Founder)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E70 Brian Beyer (Roboticist, Veteran, and Startup Founder)
Roboticist, Veteran, and Startup Founder - Join us as we speak with Brian Beyer about his work at Hellbender Inc, Carnegie Mellon, NREC, Carnegie Robotics, and the US Marine Corps. We also talk about benefit corporations, ESG, diversity in engineering, bank robbing and more! This is a great episode, folks. So be sure to check it out.
02:35:37
September 11, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E69 - Drew Peer (Engineer Turned Salesman)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E69 - Drew Peer (Engineer Turned Salesman)
Join us as we speak with Jiga's VP of Sales, Drew Peer about his journey from mechanical engineer to sales professional. In this episode, we discuss imposter syndrome, the importance of putting your ego on the shelf, what it means to be an ethical salesperson and more.  Please check out jiga.io if you are a hardware company looking for a better way to manage your manufacturing sourcing data.
01:10:28
September 04, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E68 - Shlomy Ashkenazi (Startup Founder)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E68 - Shlomy Ashkenazi (Startup Founder)
Join us as we speak with Shlomy Ashkenazi about his work at GreenQ building an internet of garbage in order to help waste management companies make better decisions through transparency. We also talk about off-roading, work ethic, and more.
57:22
August 28, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - Kristi Martindale (CMO / CPO)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - Kristi Martindale (CMO / CPO)
Join us as we speak with Kristi Martindale about her role as the Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Sarcos Robotics. In this episode Kristi talks about her and Sarcos' approach to product, talking to customers, building a team, and her career trajectory overall. Anyone even remotely interested in robotics should visit sarcos.com. People who enjoy the podcast format should subscribe to Collaborative with Spencer Krause on YouTube for more conversations like this one.
01:10:44
August 21, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E66 - Edo Ceder
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E66 - Edo Ceder
Join us as we speak with Anicca's CEO and cofounder Edo Ceder about a new device which helps users to remain calm by improving awareness of their breathing. In this episode, we discuss psychology, dance, and get some good "war stories" across. Check out www.anicca.world to get on Anicca's presale list and subscribe to Collaborative with Spencer Krause today.
01:52:06
August 14, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E65 - Michelle Merwin (High Priestess of Quality / Thaumaturgist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E65 - Michelle Merwin (High Priestess of Quality / Thaumaturgist)
Join us as we speak with Formlogic's director of quality, Michelle Merwin. In this episode, Michelle talks about how Formlogic is revolutionizing aerospace manufacturing with bleeding edge automation.We talk about the importance of quality, being lit on fire, and the jobs being created by new automation technologies. Subscribe today for more more episodes like this and check out www.formlogic.com
56:18
August 07, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E64 - Jeff Lamouree (Machine Builder)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E64 - Jeff Lamouree (Machine Builder)
Join us as we speak with Jeff Lamouree about his work in machine building and sales.This episodes includes some great stories, book recommendations, and anecdotes., Subscribe today for more content like this!
01:06:21
July 31, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E63 - Karel Ulner (Music Producer and Headhunter)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E63 - Karel Ulner (Music Producer and Headhunter)
Join us as we speak with Karel Ullner about his career making Billboard charting electronic dance music and what it takes to work with artists like Tiësto and Armin Van Buuren. In this episode, Karel talks about how his music career unfolded, tips for aspiring artists, and how to market your art effectively.    Check out www.polarbullproductions.com to link up with Karel for technical advice, marketing mentorship, and to connect with other creators and fans of electronic dance music. Subscribe today for more awesome conversations like this one.
47:05
July 24, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E62 - Ken Urish MD, PhD (Surgeon and Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E62 - Ken Urish MD, PhD (Surgeon and Engineer)
Join us as we speak with knee and hip replacement surgeon and researcher, Ken Urish MD PhD, about the interplay between manual and robotic surgery, 3D printed surgical implants, prosthetics, and more.  Subscribe today for more conversations like these.
55:38
July 10, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E61 - Jeremy Richardson (Educator)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E61 - Jeremy Richardson (Educator)
Join us as we speak with Jeremy Richardson. In this episode, Jeremy talks about coming up in and then leaving a healthcare IT company after multiple acquisitions. We also discuss, ways to make a positive impact on the world, education, sustainability, equity, reveal the best burger in Pittsburgh, the best charities in Pittsburgh, and the best shows on TV. We also discuss leadership styles and tactics to help people in their careers and foster good relationships.  https://412foodrescue.org/
02:35:51
July 03, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E60 - Uriel Eisen (Inventor / Entrepreneur)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E60 - Uriel Eisen (Inventor / Entrepreneur)
Forbes 30 under 30 honoree Uriel Eisen and SKA Custom Robots and Machines Director of Product Development Spencer Krause have known each other for over a decade. In this time, Uriel has consistently impressed Spencer with his industriousness, intelligence, and admirable ability to follow through on most tasks he sets his mind to. Uriel has worked to bring several products though production- including water filters for the developing world, face shields, and space suits.  Lately Uriel has been hard at work building up his latest business, Austere Manufacturing. Austere builds high-end aluminum and titanium buckles for adventure sports markets and has been featured in the Radivist and Bikepacking Magazine. This episode focuses on Uriel's journey in growing Austere Manufacturing.   https://theradavist.com/i-love-the-austere-manufacturing-cam-buckles/ https://bikepacking.com/gear/austere-manufacturing-buckles/ https://austeremanufacturing.com/
01:10:13
June 26, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E59 - Brian Beyer (Roboticist, Veteran, and Startup Founder)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E59 - Brian Beyer (Roboticist, Veteran, and Startup Founder)
Join us as we speak with Brian Beyer about his work at Hellbender Robotics, Carnegie Mellon, NREC, RE2, Carnegie Robotics, and the US Marine Corps. We also talk about design and cooking. This is a great episode folks, so be sure to check it out.
02:05:24
June 19, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E58 - George Holmes (Roboticist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E58 - George Holmes (Roboticist)
Join us as we speak with George Holmes, PhD about his work in building the St. Louis based robotics company Hire Henry..In this episode, we discuss some of the social implications of technological advancement, lessons auto mechanics offers engineers, our careers in robotics, the history of technology, what it takes to bring an idea to market, and more.  Please check out https://www.hirehenry.us/ if you are interested in commercial robotic lawn mowing.
53:42
June 12, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E57 - Mike Oitzman (Tech Journalist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E57 - Mike Oitzman (Tech Journalist)
Join us as we speak with WTWH Group Editor and Founder of The Mobile Robot Guide, Mike Oitzman. In this episode, Mike talks about his career in robotics, early days in field robotics, how he got involved in some of the greatest robotics publications of all time, robot racing, and companies to keep an eye out for.  Check out: https://mobilerobotguide.com/  https://www.roboticsbusinessreview.com/  https://mobilerobotguide.com/podcast/  https://www.robobusiness.com/call-for-presentations/  https://www.fieldroboticsforum.com/
01:03:51
June 05, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E56 - Jacob Hanchar (Business Turnaround Artist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E56 - Jacob Hanchar (Business Turnaround Artist)
Join us as we speak with Jacob Hachar who is the CEO of Digital Dreamlabs. In his career Jacob has acquired IP form various sources in different markets and figured out how to make it profitable. In this episode we discuss the realities of running a growing business, prioritization, philosophy global geopolitics, history, and more. Subscribe today. digitaldreamlabs.com
01:20:49
May 29, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E55 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E55 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Senior Mechanical Engineer Dan Curhan about virtual office culture, psychology, self improvement, beer, whiskey, food, relationships and more.
01:36:28
May 22, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E54 - Greek Gadget Guru (YouTube Creator)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E54 - Greek Gadget Guru (YouTube Creator)
Join us as we speak with Greek Gadget Guru about his approach to making superhero gadgets on YouTube. In this episode we discuss Greek Gadget Guru's current work, cryptocurrency, zombies, and more. https://www.youtube.com/c/GreekGadgetGuru
01:03:04
May 15, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E53 - Morgan Redfield (Senior Embedded Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E53 - Morgan Redfield (Senior Embedded Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Morgan Redfield about hardware engineering, the  space program, and career exploration. Subscribe today for the latest  content.
01:32:39
April 17, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E 52 - Steve Crouch
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E 52 - Steve Crouch
Steve Crouch is a partner at A&S Composites where him and his team work on weight reduction and production optimizations for amusement parks, defense drones, sporting goods, vehicles, and more. Check them out at ascomposites.ca
01:02:46
April 10, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E51 - Mark Proud (Robotics Entrepreneur)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E51 - Mark Proud (Robotics Entrepreneur)
Mark Proud is the VP of sales at the Proud Automation Division of the RG Group. He has spent his career helping fortune 500 companies and startups automate their production. Check out rg-group.com
01:09:25
April 03, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E50 - Kevin Dowling (Roboticist and Tech Business Executive)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E50 - Kevin Dowling (Roboticist and Tech Business Executive)
Kevin Dowling has worked all over the robotics and tech space, most recently as the CEO of Kaarta. Being on the cutting edge of robotics, taking a company through a major acquisition, starting the Pittsburgh Robotics Network, and more - Kevin has lived a career that most of us only see in movies. Not only that but he is honest, humble, and down-to-earth. Please do not miss this episode. For more on Kaarta, check out https://www.kaarta.com For more interesting conversations, subscribe to CWSK on YouTube or your favorite streaming platform.
01:17:23
March 27, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E49 - Afshan Khan (Forever Optimistic Entrepreneur)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E49 - Afshan Khan (Forever Optimistic Entrepreneur)
Join us as we speak with Afshan Khan about her work with Innovation Works, where she is a Portfolio Executive. Afshan has extensive experience with Mergers and Acquisitions as well as running innovative manufacturing operations in a variety of markets. Stay tuned for big things from IW and AlphaLab Gear!  https://www.innovationworks.org/
01:14:03
March 20, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E48 - Dan Curhan (Lead Mechanical Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E48 - Dan Curhan (Lead Mechanical Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Dan Curhan about bioengineering, machine tools, the psychology of working on teams and swamp metal. gralaghorr.bandcamp.com
01:18:06
March 13, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E48 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E48 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Dan Curhan about bioengineering, machine tools, the psychology of working on teams and swamp metal. gralaghorr.bandcamp.com
01:18:06
March 13, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E47 - Kamron Khodjaev (Chief Commercial Officer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E47 - Kamron Khodjaev (Chief Commercial Officer)
Join us as we speak with Kamron Khodjaev about his work at Koop, where their team are building autonomy insurance.  www.koop.ai
43:56
March 06, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E47 - Kameron Khodjaev (Chief Commercial Officer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E47 - Kameron Khodjaev (Chief Commercial Officer)
Join us as we speak with Kamron Khodjaev about his work at Koop, where their team are building autonomy insurance. www.koop.ai
43:56
March 06, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E46 - Morgan Redfield (Senior Embedded Engineer)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E46 - Morgan Redfield (Senior Embedded Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Morgan Redfield about hardware engineering, the space program, and career exploration. Subscribe today and remember to treat others how you want to be treated- in other words, don't be a dick.
01:31:19
February 27, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E45 - Katie Walsh (Architect / Maker)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E45 - Katie Walsh (Architect / Maker)
Katie Walsh is an architect at Perkins Eastman. She has had a lot of experience designing very dynamic spaces for tech companies. In this episodes Spencer and Katie talk about life, work, and the things that got to us to where we are. www.haus1020.com
01:13:37
February 20, 2022
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E44 - Sreenivas (Bash) Asuri (Data Science Entrepreneur)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E44 - Sreenivas (Bash) Asuri (Data Science Entrepreneur)
Join us as we speak with Bash Asuri about his work with the firm RoundSqr solving problems using data science across a wide array of industries. Check them out at www.roundsqr.com and subscribe to CWSK today for more conversations like this one.
01:19:58
February 13, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E43 - Chris Paxton (Robotics Research Scientist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E43 - Chris Paxton (Robotics Research Scientist)
Join us as we speak with Chris Paxton - who works at NVIDIA as a senior research scientist - about humanoid and nonhumanoid robots, space communism, living in / visiting Seattle, and more.   Subscribe today if you like the show and want to know about all the new content we release.
56:34
February 06, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E42 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Specialist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E42 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Specialist)
Join us as we speak with ModalAI Director of Hardware Vinny Kemler about his and Spencer's recent work, compare CNC tools to pick and place machines, and discuss the definition of a "golden setup" in different industries.    Modal is Hiring Hardware Engineers. Apply today.. Check out AUVSI 2022 for a groundbreaking announcement from ModalAI!    Subscribe today for the latest content!
01:30:52
January 30, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E41 - Stephen Sywak (Aerospace and Entertainment Engineer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E41 - Stephen Sywak (Aerospace and Entertainment Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Steve Sywak about homemade explosives, anti-terrorism robots, and capturing out-of-control satellites in space. Watch "Claws" Season 4, Episode 4 on TNT today for a glimpse at Steve's son Greg, also featured in Netflix' "Night Teeth"
01:44:03
January 23, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E40 - Anna Rock (Biological Research Scientist / Artist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E40 - Anna Rock (Biological Research Scientist / Artist)
Join us as we talk with artist and bioscientist Anna Rock about her work in animal research. mental health, and art. Anna has been published in an array of scientific journals, and her art has been featured at the SciArt Center at the NYC Hall of Science, Harvard, and MIT.  In this episode, Anna joins Spencer from a '63 Cadillac in Austin, TX. Anna and Spencer talk about art, science, and philosophy and name Anna's new art studio in this ep. Anna and Spencer have known each other for 16 years and that rapport comes out in this episode.  Subscribe today!    www.anna-rock.com   Instagram @planetannarock  Newest publication accepted: " Enhanced tendon healing by a tough hydrogel with an adhesive side and high drug-loading capacity. " in Nature Biomedical Engineering. Freedman et al.
57:42
January 16, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E39 - Wayne Dudding (Chemical Engineer / Army Vet / Founder)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E39 - Wayne Dudding (Chemical Engineer / Army Vet / Founder)
Join us as we speak with retired US Army Colonel Wayne Dudding. In this episode, Wayne tells Spencer a little bit about his 30+ year career in the US Army, the logistics of chemical refining, and his vision and  lessons learned in building up his startup, OLGS, over the last 4 years.    Those interested in pursuing startup ideas should consider Mass Challenge (https://masschallenge.org/) .    Those interested in building sustainable electronics designs should consider Arrow Electronics (https://www.arrow.com/) https://www.post-gazette.com/uncategorized/2005/08/15/Newsmaker-Wayne-Dudding-Reservist-gets-medal-for-handling-a-messy-job-in-Iraqi-oil-fields/stories/200508150210
01:46:57
January 09, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E38 - Dr. Amanda Sgroi (Computer Vision and Autonomy Specialist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E38 - Dr. Amanda Sgroi (Computer Vision and Autonomy Specialist)
Join us as we speak with Dr. Amanda Sgroi. Dr. Sgroi is the Director of Computer Vision and Autonomy at RE Squared Robotics where she and her team work on interesting projects, ranging from solar farms to automated refueling systems and more.    In this episode, we speak a little bit about Dr. Sgroi's background in Biometrics, how she made the jump to autonomy, and how she got into manipulation systems from there.    If you know about computer vision and are looking to work on awesome robots, Dr. Sgroi wants you to join her team at RE2 Robotics.  Reach out to her today at https://www.linkedin.com/in/amanda-sgroi-6a510a7a/?miniProfileUrn=urn%3Ali%3Afs_miniProfile%3AACoAABC-810B3lyQkiLl7d2XOh5N0uHHIGcyKyg
33:21
January 02, 2022
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E37 - Ricardo Olivares (Engineering Program Manager)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E37 - Ricardo Olivares (Engineering Program Manager)
Join us as we speak with 20 year NASA veteran and soon to be Google Program Manager Ricardo Olivares. In this episode Ricard tells Spencer about what it was like immigrating to the United States from El Salvador at 2 years old and how some of the hardships he faced help to prepare him for his career. This is a riveting episode and we can't wait to have Ricardo on again!   Please find Ricardo's LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ricardo-a-olivares-grit/ and subscribe for more awesome content!
01:08:22
December 26, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E36 - Stephen Sywak (Entertainment Engineer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E36 - Stephen Sywak (Entertainment Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Stephen Sywak for the second time. In this episode we talk briefly about Steve's background in aerospace, what is was like to try to kill a risky project, having a passion for entertainment, and so much more.    Please subscribe if you like this content. It helps the channel and keeps you up to date on the latest episodes.    Don't forget to watch the movie "Night Teeth," now streaming on Netflix. It is a really good movie and it also features Stephen's son as a background vampire. https://www.netflix.com/title/81043660
02:27:53
December 19, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E35 - Çetin Meriçli (Robotics CEO)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E35 - Çetin Meriçli (Robotics CEO)
Çetin Meriçli is the CEO of Locomation. Locomation is revolutionizing long haul trucking by allowing  two trucks and two human drivers to convoy, with the first driver operating the lead truck and the second truck following autonomously with its driver off duty. With this approach, trucks will be able to safely deliver twice the cargo, two times faster and two times farther.  In the future, the company plans to introduce full solo driverless trucks. At 90 employees, with a well-scoped goal, Locomation is well on the path to revolutionizing the trucking industry as we know it.   In this episode, Çetin gives Spencer a straight ahead view of what it has been like running Locomation.    This one is short and sweet and you won't want to miss it.     https://locomation.ai/
45:35
December 12, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E34 - Elijah Wiegmann (Industrial Designer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E34 - Elijah Wiegmann (Industrial Designer)
Elijah Wiegmann is the Founder of Base Design and Spruce Pup. He was also the Director of Design at 4moms. In this episode, Spencer and Eli talk about technical consulting (how they met) career growth, life, balance, philosophy, and more.    If you enjoy good design, check out www.basedesignco.com   If you have a dog and want to get them the best equipment available, check out https://www.sprucepup.com/
02:05:44
December 05, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E33 - David Chakmajian (Automation Recruiter)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E33 - David Chakmajian (Automation Recruiter)
Happy Thanksgiving!  Join us as we speak with David Chakmajian who is an executive recruiter for the Miller Resource Group. David is one of the most passionate and driven people Spencer Knows and in this episode we discuss how recruiting really works. The positive elements of sales, family legacies, the kick in the pants that COVID has given the robotics and automation industries and so much more, Please check this one out folks. It's a lot of fun!    https://www.millerresource.com/
01:19:01
November 28, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E32- Mike Formica (Robotics Executive / Entrepreneur)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E32- Mike Formica (Robotics Executive / Entrepreneur)
Join is as we speak with Neya Systems president Mike Formica about his experience with various startups and advancing America's position in manufacturing. Spencer Krause has some good things to say in this episode about a new role and it's all exciting stuff.
01:11:48
November 21, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E31- Steve Sparkes (Video Game Developer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E31- Steve Sparkes (Video Game Developer)
In this episode Spencer Krause and Steve Sparkes discuss basic principles of modern video game development as well as how he transitioned into this line of work. We also talk about European culture and tell tangential stories about life in Wales, Belgium, Ireland, and the United States of America.
02:00:23
November 14, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause -E30- Chris Paxton (Senior Robotics Research Scientist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause -E30- Chris Paxton (Senior Robotics Research Scientist)
Join us as Spencer speaks with Chris Paxton, a senior research scientist at NVIDIA. In this episode Chris talks about how he got his start in  robotics and AI. Chris shares some insights to young roboticists interested in AI, how to gain proficiency with AI, and attempts to explain this complex and evolving field to Hardware Specialist - Spencer  Krause.  At only 25 minutes, this episode is highly digestible so check it out.
26:20
November 07, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E29 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Hardware Specialist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E29 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Hardware Specialist)
Join us as we welcome back Modal AI's director of hardware, Vinny  Kemler.  This conversation is a good one, folks! In this episode Vinny and  Spencer sip whiskey, and chat about meeting your heroes, investments  gone wrong (and occasionally right), robotics hardware development,   optimizing production, robotic hardware development, and much more. It's  always great to talk to other hardware specialists, and we cover a lot  of ground. Vinny is a well-rounded guy with a lot of experience and wisdom. It's  always a pleasure welcoming him to CWSK. Grab a whiskey for yourself and  get comfortable, you don't want to miss this one! Please like and subscribe for more awesome content if you enjoyed this!
01:46:28
October 31, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E28 - Kevin Dowling (Veteran Roboticist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E28 - Kevin Dowling (Veteran Roboticist)
Kevin Dowling has worked all over the robotics and tech space, most recently as the CEO of Kaarta. Being on the cutting edge of robotics, taking a company through a major acquisition, starting the Pittsburgh Robotics Network, and more - Kevin has lived a career that most of us only see in movies. Not only that but he is honest, humble, and down-to-earth, so please do not miss this episode.    For more on Kaarta, check out https://www.kaarta.com  Kevin requests that you check out the Pittsburgh Robotics Network at robopgh.org    If you like this and want to see more content like it, please subscribe. You'll be glad you did.
01:14:48
October 24, 2021
CWSK - E27 -The Great Shakedown, Featuring Ricardo Olivarez
CWSK - E27 -The Great Shakedown, Featuring Ricardo Olivarez
Thank you for joining Spencer and Ricardo again for another intriguing conversation. Ricardo is a Veteran NASA Engineer and Manager, and we always enjoy having him on.    We are living is a unique time in history. COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on global supply chain, and it is making it difficult for companies, labs, and agencies to acquire supplies which would normally be no problem to get.    One supply which is in short demand is microchips. Not even NASA is safe from the consequences. In this episode, NASA Program Manager Ricardo Olivarez gives a one-of-a-kind inside account of what it is like trying to secure a chip that is in limited production. Please comment if this effects you as well.
47:22
October 17, 2021
CWSK - E26 - Operation Desert Storm 30th Anniversary Special, Featuring Stephen Antolich
CWSK - E26 - Operation Desert Storm 30th Anniversary Special, Featuring Stephen Antolich
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of Operation Desert Storm. In 1991, Iraq invaded Kuwait in order to get access to their oil fields. What followed was one of the most decisive counter-offensives of all time. 35 countries fought in order to restore Kuwait's independence. Explosion-Proof Robot Specialist, Stephen Antolich was one of the people who fought and served to help secure this outcome.   We usually tell figurative "war stories" on CWSK, but in this one-of a-kind episode Stephen tells literal war stories about the 3 conflicts he has been involved in as well as what caused him to join up, what he went through becoming a Marine, what he learned from the experience, and how fighting with the Corps has shaped his life to this day.    If you stick with us, you're going to hear some disturbing yet interesting stories that will keep you hanging off the edge of your seat. In true CWSK style, we also discuss tangential subjects ranging from religious philosophy to the relative size of the universe. This is admittedly a departure from CWSK's usual format, but I think you'll agree that its a good one.
01:25:52
October 10, 2021
 Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E25 - Craig Markovitz (Entrepreneur / Educator)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E25 - Craig Markovitz (Entrepreneur / Educator)
Join us for a chat with entrepreneur and educator, Craig Markowitz about  his journey of becoming a successful business executive. In this one we  dive into some interesting conversation, and Craig shares some great  advice for anyone, entrepreneur or not!  In early 2016, Craig Markovitz and his partners sold their robotic  surgery company, Blue Belt Technologies for $275 million to Smith and Nephew. Craig now teaches and mentors business students and local  startup founders including, on occasion, Spencer Krause.   One of Craig's current goals as a mentor is to use his success to guide  the next generation of innovators. Craig is one of the most  down-to-earth people we have ever met, and it was an absolute pleasure having him on. Thanks for joining us this week on Collaborative with Spencer Krause.  Craig's CMU Bio https://www.cmu.edu/tepper/faculty-and-research/faculty-by-area/profiles/markovitz-craig.html Head over to https://www.rkmf.org/ to check out all the remarkable differences the Richard King Mellon Foundation has been making with Craig's support and others.
37:34
October 03, 2021
 Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E24 - Uriel Eisen (Inventor / Entrepreneur)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E24 - Uriel Eisen (Inventor / Entrepreneur)
Forbes 30 under 30 honoree Uriel Eisen and SKA Custom Robots and Machines Director of Product Development Spencer Krause have known each other for over a decade. In this time, Uriel has consistently impressed Spencer with his industriousness, intelligence, and admirable ability to follow through on most tasks he sets his mind to. Uriel has worked to bring several products though production- including water filters for the developing world, PPE face shields, space suits, and most recently a line of lightweight, high-performance buckles for the adventure sports market. Uriel's Research and Development portfolio is equally impressive with numerous boats, soft goods, machine tools, and small-batch processes. This interview is a lot of fun, so please be on the lookout for great things from Uriel. This is only a fraction of his press so be sure to look up "Uriel Eisen" on your favorite search engine for more: http://www.urieleisen.com/ https://www.forbes.com/30-under-30-2017/social-entrepreneurs/#c3e1ac01332f https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/30/health/coronavirus-innovators.html https://bikepacking.com/gear/austere-manufacturing-buckles/ https://austeremanufacturing.com/
01:24:41
September 26, 2021
 Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E23 - Constantine Greenias (Magnet Baron)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E23 - Constantine Greenias (Magnet Baron)
Join us as we talk to Constantine Greenias about his business, the Magnet Baron. The Magnet Barron sells thousands of products into the hobby sector every year. This is a bit different from our usual features so please don't miss it if you want a perspective into how a highly organized entrepreneur makes a living on high-volume sales of consumer product. https://themagnetbaron.com/
01:28:03
September 19, 2021
 Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E22 - Ana Kraft (Product Startup CEO)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E22 - Ana Kraft (Product Startup CEO)
Xena Workwear was the first company to market with an attractive and comfortable safety shoe for women. As Xena's CEO, Ana is responsible for being the face of the company and driving many of the high level decisions which dictate the company's operations and product mix.  In this fun conversation between Ana and Spencer, Ana explains some of the entrepreneurial journey Xena has gone through as well as how her personal experiences as a woman in industry have informed the design of Xena's innovative line of products- past, present, and future.  Check out Ana's article in Forbes here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jimvinoski/2020/12/03/the-right-man-for-the-job-may-be-a-woman-wholl-need-good-work-boots/?sh=5b25ed055784  Check out Xena's badass products at https://xenaworkwear.com/ Please subscribe and show us some love!
01:02:30
September 12, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E21 - Ken Yesh (Technical Product Manager)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E21 - Ken Yesh (Technical Product Manager)
Join us as we speak with Product Manager Ken Yesh about his work on advanced automotive technologies.  Ken's work with Ford, Uber ATG, and more recently, Root, have endowed him with a valuable set of skills and experiences. In this episode, Ken and Spencer talk politics, philosophy, and reflect on the pandemic. This is a low key episode, but still pensive.  If you like this and want more, please subscribe. That way, you'll be the first to know when we release more awesome content! You can additionally check out full videos of the episodes on YouTube at video.spencerkrause.com
01:17:56
September 05, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E20 - Corey Rasmussen (Mechanical PE / Roller Coaster Guru)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E20 - Corey Rasmussen (Mechanical PE / Roller Coaster Guru)
Join us as we speak with talented and experienced Mechanical Engineer, Corey Rasmussen about experiences designing aerial lift trucks for the power electronics industry, educating the next generation of engineers by releasing videos and course material, and how his backyard roller coaster stacks up against some of the most thrilling production roller coasters in existence. Corey is an all around great guy with an excellent sense of humor. His experience, humility, and insight are a treat.    Check out Corey's courses here https://mentoredengineer.com/   and engineering works here https://www.rasmussendesigns.net/   Please subscribe for more awesome content!
01:36:11
August 29, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E19 - Jorgen Pedersen (Veteran Roboticist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E19 - Jorgen Pedersen (Veteran Roboticist)
Practically everyone in the robotics industry has either worked with or heard of Jorgen Pedersen. For those not-yet-familiar, Jorgen has been contributing to robotics for over 20 years on some of the most advanced projects ever undertaken.   Jorgen Pedersen is the President and CEO of Pittsburgh Robotics company RE2 - one of the most advanced robotic innovation firms in the world.   In this episode, Jorgen and Spencer discuss RE2's history, trajectory, inspiration for new systems, and more. We also discuss the increased need for roboticized jobs during the pandemic, and some of the many markets RE2 has served, including solar farms, aviation, construction, defense, energy, and medicine.   For as long as Spencer has known him, Jorgen's vision has been to create a safer world through robotics. RE2 Robotics helps companies in numerous industries create safer work environments. If you are interested in technology at all, then you won't want to miss this exclusive look inside one of the greatest minds in robotics today.   Learn more about RE2 and what they are working on here https://www.resquared.com/   If you enjoyed this episode, please like and subscribe to Collaborative With Spencer Krause!
49:02
August 22, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E18 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Hardware Specialist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E18 - Vinny Kemler (Drone Hardware Specialist)
Join us as we speak with Modal AI's director of hardware, Vinny Kemler. This one gets pretty raw as we discuss security, motivations of getting into engineering, music, cooking, and what it takes to send flight hardware to the planet Mars. Vinny is an all around great guy.  Modal is one of the few companies still making things in America and you can learn more about their work at https://www.modalai.com/   If you enjoyed this episode, please like and subscribe for more awesome content.
01:45:06
August 15, 2021
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E17 - Stephen Antolich (Explosion Proof Robot Specialist)
Collaborative with Spencer Krause - E17 - Stephen Antolich (Explosion Proof Robot Specialist)
Join us as we talk with Paragonix Tek LLC CEO, Stephen Antolich about how he got started making hazardous environment robots, and what it means to take pride in one's work.    In this episode, Stephen and Spencer joke about the best way to prevent massive explosions when you're inspecting multi-hundred ton tanks of explosive material. Misuse of equipment and poorly designed or inspected gear can result in devastation. It is Stephen's mission is to help prevent these accidents while providing value in the inspection robot space. We also chat about regulations, some of their purposes, and how they vary in different parts of the world.  Stephen truly cares about simplifying robotics enough to be cost-effective and user friendly, but also about the balance of being complex enough to make their missions more flexible to complete multiple tasks while maintaining safety. It is a privilege to have him on the pod.   For more of Stephen's work, check out http://www.paragonixtek.com/home.html  If you enjoyed this episode, please Subscribe to Collaborative with Spencer Krause!
43:20
August 08, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E16 - Stephen Sywak (Entertainment Engineer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E16 - Stephen Sywak (Entertainment Engineer)
Join us as we speak with Professional Engineer and all around goon Stephen Sywak about some of his work building man-moving machines for the entertainment sector.   In addition to his work in the aerospace and manufacturing sectors, Stephen is a serious threat in the entertainment industry. He has played a major role on Cirque Du Soleil Ca and Zumanity, The Who's Broadway production of Tommy, Pink Floyd's The Wall, and much more.    This is an exciting episode folks, so please don't miss it and subscribe today if you want to see more.
02:01:40
August 01, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E15 - Jennifer Apicella (Technical Sales / Networking Maven)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E15 - Jennifer Apicella (Technical Sales / Networking Maven)
Join us as we dig into an excellent conversation with a woman who wears many hats. Jennifer Apicella is the founder and president of Build412Tech, the president of the Pittsburgh Chapter of getWITit, and a Program Director for the Pittsburgh Robotics Network.    In a past life, Jenn was a technical salesperson for IBM and she carries that acumen with her in her work today.    This conversation spans, professional, educational, philosophical, and comedic, so please listen and subscribe.    Build 412 Tech: https://www.build412.org/ Pittsburgh Robotics Network: robopgh.org  getWITit: https://getwitit.org/
01:41:49
July 25, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E14 - Ricardo Olivares (Veteran NASA Engineer / Manager)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E14 - Ricardo Olivares (Veteran NASA Engineer / Manager)
Join us as we speak with Ricardo Olivares about his 17-year journey at NASA where he has climbed the ranks through various engineering and management positions.   In this episode, Ricardo talks about his biological work at NASA, what's it's like to load cargo into a rocket waiting to take off, and some of the process that goes into performing research and development at the highest echelon. Additionally, Ricardo talks about what it was like to take part in highly selective (and individually customized) leadership programs at NASA.    This is Ricardo's second appearance on CWSK and we are glad to have him back.  Please subscribe for more inside perspectives into the bleeding edge of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
01:08:01
July 18, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E13 - Kenny Chen (AI Policy Influencer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E13 - Kenny Chen (AI Policy Influencer)
Join us as we speak with Kenny Chen, who ran Pittsburgh's Thrival festival for many years, founded AI for Good, ran the accelerator known as Ascender, and has generally been a staple of Pittsburgh's tech community. In this episode, Kenny talks about studying public policy at Harvard and some questionable uses of AI that are going on right now that you may or may not know about, such as China's social credit system.  As China swallows up its neighbors, is there a way to protect the rights of Taiwan and Hong Kong's citizens? It's dubious, but some things are worth fighting for. This is a long episode with a lot of drinking and first-principle explanations since Spencer is not well versed in Politics and Kenny is an excellent teacher.  Pull up a chair. This is fascinating stuff.
02:10:18
July 11, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E12 - Dmitry Krivochenitser (Product Startup COO / CFO)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E12 - Dmitry Krivochenitser (Product Startup COO / CFO)
Dimitry Krivochenitser is the CFO and COO of Xena Workware. His wife, Ana, is the CEO. For those of you who do not know, the COO typically does a lot of non-glamourous, but almost ballet-like, work to make things happen on time. It is their job to make the CEO's promises come to fruition. The CEO's job is equally important in that they sell the product and represent the company's image to the world. Marriage aside, this is a symbiotic relationship in any company and one could not succeed without the other.  Xena was the first company to bring a stylish safety-rated workboot for women to market. This offering is long-overdue and it took a lot of grit and hard work to bring it to fruition. You can find out more about Xena's stylish workboots here: https://xenaworkwear.com/ Join us as we speak with Dmitry Krivochenitser about the challenges of starting a medium-scale product company with a fairly novel mission. In this episode, Spencer drinks way more than Dmitry. Dmitry gives his perspective on the challenges of bringing a product that has never existed before to market in an international ecosystem. Dmitry and Spencer talk about industrial safety and the importance of paving new ground.  Please subscribe for more interesting content.  In light of the federal holiday, we are releasing this episode on a Thursday. Our normal schedule will resume next week.
01:19:06
July 01, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E11 - Joel Reed (Salesperson Trapped in a Consultant's Body)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E11 - Joel Reed (Salesperson Trapped in a Consultant's Body)
Join us as we speak with Pittsburgh Robotics Network Executive Director Joel Reed. In this episode, Spencer and Joel sip Scotch. Joel talks about his career from high-powered (top 3) consultant, to startup CEO, to running the Pittsburgh robotics network, with a lot of stories in between. Joel and Spencer also talk about alternate careers they once considered as doctors and what made them decide to go into robotics instead.
52:36
June 27, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E10 - Matthew Cherewka (Robotics Business Strategist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E10 - Matthew Cherewka (Robotics Business Strategist)
Join us as we speak with Vecna Robotics' Director of Business Development, Matthew Cherewka, about Vecna Robotics, aspiring to work with technology from an early age, speculations about the past, present, and future of robotics, and ethical business practices that simultaneously generate profit and good-will.
01:03:21
June 20, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E9 - Stephen Hawes (Engineer, Entreprenuer, and YouTube Personality)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E9 - Stephen Hawes (Engineer, Entreprenuer, and YouTube Personality)
Join us as we speak with the multitalented Stephen Hawes about his interests in electronics manufacturing, various ways to motivate teams of engineers, open source vs closed source, bringing products to market, and the pros and cons of listening to critics on the internet. Check out Stephen's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/c/StephenTheRobot And his Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/stephenhawes  If you enjoyed this, please tell your friends and subscribe to CWSK. Your validation goes a  long way in helping us continue to make more awesome content. 
01:56:58
June 13, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E8 - Ken Urish M.D, Ph.D. (Surgeon / Engineer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E8 - Ken Urish M.D, Ph.D. (Surgeon / Engineer)
Join us as we share a cup of coffee with high volume knee and hip replacement surgeon and research engineer, Ken Urish. In this episode, Ken describes what it takes to get an MD / Ph.D., Ken and Spencer discuss the history and significance of Machine learning in medicine, we debate the efficacy of surgical robots, and Ken discusses the (delayed) joys of improving patient outcomes. Finally, Ken and Spencer wax nostalgic about inventing things for the fun of it. This is a good one so please don't miss it! You can find out more about Ken's work at aadlab.org
58:42
June 07, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E7 - Terri Glueck (Seed-Stage Investor)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E7 - Terri Glueck (Seed-Stage Investor)
Join us as we speak with Innovation Works Communications Director, Terri Glueck. In this episode, we talk about the realities of entrepreneurship and what it looks like to support the entrepreneurial community, as well as how many entrepreneurs are wired. We also explore cynicism, motivational structure, and the beauty of the biomedical and life sciences sectors. This episode dives deep so be sure to check it out, folks.   Speaking of biomed and life sciences, please check out the AlphaLab Health Showcase on Jun 9th at 3pm ET / noon PT. RSVP today! https://alphalabhealth.org/events/showcase. As always, if you found this interesting, please subscribe and stay tuned for more conversations with interesting people doing incredible things.
46:33
May 31, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E6 - Oscar Prom (Creative Technologist)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E6 - Oscar Prom (Creative Technologist)
Join us as we speak with Deeplocal's Director of Software, Oscar Prom about what it takes to build high-tech interactive exhibits for big brands on a regular basis. In this episode we discuss how Oscar and his team have been applying the lessons they've learned to create a universal framework for commissioning exhibits more effectively. The product, gumband, encompasses a unique set of tools and is on-sale now.   We also discuss ways we've been trying to engage people during the pandemic, discuss art, tell stories about work and play, debate philosophy, and have an all around great time.   Learn more about gumband, here: https://www.gumband.com/  Learn more about Deeplocal here: https://www.deeplocal.com/  If you enjoyed this video, please subscribe to Collaborative with Spencer Krause for more informal conversations with people who are pushing the limits of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
02:16:56
May 24, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E5 - Greek Gadget Guru (Superhero Armorer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E5 - Greek Gadget Guru (Superhero Armorer)
Join us as we speak with Greek Gadget Guru about his approach to making superhero gadgets for fun and profit. In this episode, we discuss Greek Gadget Guru's journey into his current role and offer a sneak-peek into an unpublished project that Greek Gadget Guru and SKA have been teaming up on. Please subscribe for more inside perspectives into the bleeding edge of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
01:01:02
May 17, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E4 - Ricardo Olivares (Veteran NASA Engineer / Manager)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E4 - Ricardo Olivares (Veteran NASA Engineer / Manager)
Join us as we speak with Ricardo Olivares about his 17-year journey at NASA where he has climbed the ranks through various engineering and management positions. In this episode, Ricardo talks about some of the many different groups he has worked for at NASA and their relative subcultures, what's it's like to load cargo into a SpaceX rocket, and some of the process that goes into performing research and development at the highest echelon.    Additionally, Spencer - who worked briefly at SpaceX - and Ricardo speculate about what drives a person to want to work on the Space program and run through some of the steps they took to pursue a career in space exploration.    On a more somber note, Ricardo explains the sequence of events leading up to the Space shuttle Columbia explosion and recalls what it was like to be in the room when it happened.   Please subscribe for more inside perspectives into the bleeding edge of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
01:00:15
May 10, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E3 - Brad Kriel (Robotics Engineer / Entreprenuer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E3 - Brad Kriel (Robotics Engineer / Entreprenuer)
Join us as we speak with robotics engineer and entrepreneur, Brad Kriel. In this episode Brad and Spencer trade stories about what it's like to work in an advanced Research and Development group within a large corporation vs working in smaller companies and startups.   This is made more interesting by the fact that Brad and Spencer worked at Caterpillar and Joy Mining simultaneously as robotics engineers. We look at the culture and risk profile of the mining industry, as well as some clever "blocking strategies" that Caterpillar used to make it more difficult for Joy Mining to compete with them.    We take an honest view of the good, the bad, and the ugly of starting a product or service company from scratch, and we tell stories about our past, present, and future endeavors. Brad is a very intelligent guy and an excellent storyteller so don't miss this episode.   Please subscribe for more inside perspectives into the bleeding edge of science, technology, and entrepreneurship.
01:36:25
May 03, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E2 - Caz Mostowy (Robotic Hardware Engineer / Manager)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E2 - Caz Mostowy (Robotic Hardware Engineer / Manager)
Join us as we speak with veteran technologist and all-around great guy, Caz Mostowy. In this episode, Caz tells us about coming up with several now-legendary figures at Maya Design and what it was like to run Bossa Nova Robotics' hardware division. We also discuss what it takes to be a technologist now vs. what it took in the past. The episode really goes downhill when, after several glasses of straight whiskey, we tell war stories about NYC and Jersey City involving grand theft auto, armed robbery, and so much more. This is a raw one, folks, so be sure to check it out. *Andy Norman, referenced 5-minutes into the episode, prefers the title "philosophical counselor" to "therapist." Given what he does, it is a better fit. You can learn more about Andy's book, "Mental Immunity," at https://andynorman.org/mental-immunity
01:59:40
April 26, 2021
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E1 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Collaborative With Spencer Krause - E1 - Dan Curhan (Mechanical Engineer)
Join us as we discuss the intricacies of product development, industrial automation, horrific shop injuries, and more.
01:17:07
April 19, 2021