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Exploring the Mission

Exploring the Mission

June 29, 2020

Join Paul Maloney as he deep dives into the ultimate vision of SMC with Executive Chairman Ryan Morris. They discuss the multi-dimensional paradigm that SMC is executing to enable our mission - to replace all electric motors with optimal motor systems so every watt is worthwhile for humanity.

Opportunity and Risk

Opportunity and Risk

March 10, 2020

What would inspire one to leave a successful leadership role at a highly profitable company? Learn SMC Chief Revenue Officer Carl Burrow's reasons for doing just that to join Software Motor Company. He and Paul talk scope of opportunity, personal growth, great teams, and purposeful culture, as well as the challenges inherent in scaling a startup.

Building Blocks for Growth

Building Blocks for Growth

February 27, 2020

In the final episode of our Board of Directors series, Paul talks with Gordon Hunter and Richard Linder - two board members with significant experience in fast-growing companies. They talk science, engineering, supply chain, getting the right message to the right customers, and doing good for the world. Behind it all is the development of a strong culture of mutual respect and teamwork and hiring people that are not only the best at what they do, but are also a good cultural fit.

A New Category

A New Category

January 28, 2020

SMC is not just another technology looking for a problem to solve. It is addressing a real, hugely impactful issue facing the world today - energy consumption and climate change. In this episode, Kasper Sage and Greg Smithies of BMW i Ventures talk about their initial skepticism and why it grew into genuine excitement and investment in the company. 

Software Wrapped in Metal

Software Wrapped in Metal

January 15, 2020

Welcome to season 2 of T-Rex Radio! On this episode, SMC Board Member Prith Banerjee shares his perspective on what makes SMC so exciting, and how partnering with ANSYS is propelling our technology. From academia to HP and ABB to his current role as CTO of ANSYS, Prith's experience and vision are invaluable as SMC continues to grow. 

On Respecting Humanity

On Respecting Humanity

August 22, 2019

On this episode of T-Rex Radio, Paul talks with Ryan, Avid, and David about working with VES Environmental Solutions. They share the impact SMC's value of "Respect Humanity" has had on the team's ability to work together effectively and efficiently.  

OKRs: Eric on Go to Market Strategy

OKRs: Eric on Go to Market Strategy

August 11, 2019

This week Paul continues his discussion on OKRs with Eric. They talk about his focus on VES, go to market strategy, and how VES uniquely demonstrates SMC's capabilities and ability to add sustainable value. 

OKRs: Avid on VES, Tiger Teams, and Culture

OKRs: Avid on VES, Tiger Teams, and Culture

August 4, 2019

We continue on the theme of OKRs with Avid's objectives around VES, creating a tiger team, and bringing the values and agreements SMC works by to our partners and customers. 

OKRs: Jay & People Ops

OKRs: Jay & People Ops

July 28, 2019

Today's episode features People Ops Director Jay Gardner's take on OKRs. She and Paul talk about the difference between objectives and key results, and then delve into Jay's own OKRs - for SMC and for herself. 

Ryan Talks SMC’s OKRs

Ryan Talks SMC’s OKRs

July 21, 2019

This episode dives into SMC's objectives. Ryan talks about the why, how, and where these OKRs will take the company. 

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