1: Krissa Watry
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Rocket scientist turned serial entrepreneur and inventor Krissa Watry proves that you don't need giant labs and millions of dollars to be innovative and try to change the world. You just need some know-how and the space to be creative. This is Of Note ..read more
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16: Shawn Valenta, Changing the Way We Approach Healthcare
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
"The one thing that I can predict in healthcare is that it's going to continue to change." After being introduced to the healthcare industry in high school, Shawn Valenta began working towards transforming healthcare delivery — especially to minority and vulnerable populations. His journey began in the Greenville Memorial Emergency Department as a respiratory therapist. There, he discovered his appetite for learning, and soon after, he uncovered his passion for healthcare administration. Now, Shawn and his team provide services that serve the different healthcare needs for communities across S ..read more
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The Power of Vulnerability: Juan Caicedo
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
In a special mini-series from the “Of Note” crew, we’re turning back to our innovators from season one to see how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their personal, professional, and business lives and uncovering the insights they’ve learned from making major business changes across the board. Juan Caicedo, Department Chair and Professor in the College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina, talks with “Of Note” co-host Joseph Nother about the current state of the education system during a pandemic, as well as how (in a world with fully online classes) what the value ..read more
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The Power of Vulnerability: Mary Beth Westmoreland
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
In a special mini-series from the “Of Note” crew, we’re turning back to our innovators from season one to see how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their personal, professional, and business lives and uncovering the insights they’ve learned from making major business changes across the board. Mary Beth Westmoreland, CTO of Blackbaud, has been named one of the most innovative women in America. And now, more so than ever, it's time for her to leverage her ability to innovate. Blackbaud is the world's leading provider of cloud computing solutions for the social good community — that means non-pr ..read more
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14: Juan Caicedo
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Many people have dreams of shaping the future, and for Dr. Juan Caicedo, those dreams are a reality. A professor and department chair of the University of South Carolina College of Engineering and Computing, Juan specializes in Structural Dynamics to make our world safer and more efficient. From floors that sense the vibrations of your footsteps to walls that stand strong against storms, he and his department utilize their one-of-a-kind equipment to run experiments and come up with new solutions to everyday problems. Juan moved to the United States from Colombia, South America to achieve his g ..read more
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12: Boyd and Nicole Johnson
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Craft. Passion. Family. These are the virtues that define Boyd Cycling, the creator of one of the world's fastest bike wheels. Started by competitive cyclists Boyd and Nicole Johnson, the Greenville-based husband and wife team got their footing in the industry as one of the first manufacturers to sell directly to consumers online, disrupting deep-pocketed established brands. Ten years later, the company focuses on creating handbuilt, well-engineered wheels and aims to be one of the best wheel companies in the world.  Join hosts Laura Corder and Joseph Nother as they talk with Boyd and Nic ..read more
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10: Greg Higgs
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Many enthusiasts dream of starting a business around their obsessions. Greg Higgs is one of those entrepreneurs that actually did it. After a wild ride in Jakarta, Indonesia fresh out of college, Greg had laid the groundwork for Fab Fours, an auto customization company specializing in bumpers for outdoor enthusiasts. Year after year, Greg has fully delivered on innovative ideas and designs that have shaken up his industry. With a strong track record and plenty of gas left in the tank, Greg wants to keep growing his business. Joseph and Laura talk with Greg about the challenges behind scaling a ..read more
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38: Mike Finnern, Leading the Charge on Electric Public Transportation
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Nearly a third of all U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are produced by transportation GHG emissions. Today, industries across the board are actively working to improve their sustainability practices and thanks to early adopters like Proterra, the technology now exists to support the mission. The founder of the world’s first fast-charging, all-electricity city transit buses had a vision two decades ago to help reduce the planet’s pollution problem by reinventing its biggest contributor. Its newest heavy-duty vehicles can now travel over 300 miles on a single charge, electrifying the transit ..read more
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37: James Townsend, 3D Visualization and the Future of Product Marketing
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Workplace burnout and quiet quitting have become major concerns for companies of all scales. Employers across the nation are seeking solutions to remedy these issues as they navigate the modern challenges that arise with remote and hybrid business models. An innovative 3D product experience startup took the risk of offering its entire team unlimited PTO to prevent these complications–and the results have been positive. Dopple employs a number of 3D artists and uses Augmented Reality (AR) to offer clients product visualization services, so they can sustainably alter and scale product designs on ..read more
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8: Srikanth Pilla
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by Scribble - SC Innovation
5M ago
Electric vehicles, connected vehicles, autonomous vehicles — we're all familiar with the innovations currently happening in the automotive space. However, in the future world that Dr. Srikanth Pilla dreams of, cars will be fully recyclable with all of their parts being totally reusable. Through his background in biocomposites, or new materials created from both natural and synthetic sources, Srikanth aims to bring the circular economy concept to the automotive industry ..read more
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