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Join us on a journey behind the scenes of one of the world's leading technology companies. We share intimate details and remarkable stories about current and future tech, how we got here, and where we’re going. Most importantly, we amplify the voices of real people with passion for what they do! You will hear from experts in and outside of Bosch as they share their stories as if talking over a cup of coffee with a friend. We cover topics ranging from Mobility, AI and IoT, to the impact of work culture, leadership and much more. Listening to just one episode will keep you coming back for more! Pull up a seat, download for a walk or ride, and discover a world beyond the Bosch you think you know.
July 9, 2021
Ride on! Ebikes for everyone - Laura Montero and Steven Sheffield
Electric bikes (eBikes) are gaining traction as a means of transportation in the U.S. after enjoying years of popularity in Europe. Anyone can ride them. eBikes have the potential to expand bike riding to new audiences and keep people riding bikes throughout their lives. Listen in on a conversation with two experts from Bosch who live and breathe eBikes - Laura Montero and Steven Sheffield. Download this episode and enjoy the ride! Bosch eBike systems:
April 5, 2021
Born to be Wild - Brad Heiler and Justin Magri
Get your motor running and listen to this podcast! This episode gives you an inside peek into how our engineers develop and use safety systems to keep our partners and YOU riding safe, without compromising the fun! Listen in as Brad Heiler and Justin Magri share epic stories, talk about loss and why they are so passionate about motorcycle safety. Sit back, relax and enjoy! Bonus points if you listen to this on your ride.
February 16, 2021
Can we talk about race at work? - Mondraea Calvin, Andreas Douglas, David Mosley, Charlie Ackerman
The more we understand each other, the stronger we are as a company. Listen in as a group of individuals from the African Ancestry @ Bosch resource group discuss race, social unrest and the impact on family dialogue and the work environment. You'll hear personal stories from Bosch associates as they transparently share from their perspective and how this conversation evolved in the workplace.
February 2, 2021
Anti-racism book club - Erin Dewsbury-Ribeiro and Bonnie Scherwitz
Listen to two long-time Bosch associates, Erin and Bonnie, share how they pushed past the old taboo of talking about race at work and created a safe space to learn, share and grow via a virtual book club. This is not just any book club, but one with the focus on becoming an anti-racist. Tune in to hear how the idea to share resources and transparent dialog to support one another on their journey came to be and the doors that have opened because of those willing to participate.
January 12, 2021
Mental wellness - Jason Youngblood and David Kaprielian
Mental wellness is an important factor for all of us and now more than ever, our society has recognized the need to focus on mental wellness at all levels, including employer support of employees total health & wellness. On this episode, we talk with Jason Youngblood of Cigna who partners with companies like Bosch to offer comprehensive wellness plans for associates. David Kaprielian, director of benefits at Bosch, also joins to discuss how organizations can support their employees in this way. Enjoy!
October 20, 2020
Artificial Intelligence and SoundSee - Dr. Samarjit Das
Dr. Samarjit Das led the mission to put SoundSee artificial intelligence on the International Space Station. “SoundSee uses machine learning to analyze these subtle acoustic clues and determine whether a machine, or even a single component, needs to be repaired or replaced.” Dr. Das talks about his inspiration to get involved with SoundSee and artificial intelligence at Bosch. **Our guests’ thoughts and comments do not necessarily reflect the official stance of Robert Bosch LLC.
September 21, 2020
Powertrains of the future – Electrification with Stefan Koidl and Rich Kohler
We've all heard that the future of mobility is electric, but where do we stand now and how do we get there? Listen in on a special Powertrains of the Future episode to hear insights from experts at Bosch on what the future of electrification really looks like and the journey required to get there. Joining us in this episode are Stefan Koidl, Vice President and Rich Kohler, Director of Marketing of Powertrain Systems Engineering at Bosch in North America.
April 17, 2020
Digitial Transformation - Davie Sweis
Now more than ever, we are all being thrown into our own digital transformations, whether we intended to or not. In this episode we dive into the topic of Digital Transformation and this is not just a topic for digital natives or software developers, this is relevant for all of us. We hear this phrase in almost every industry, but what does it really mean? Listen as Global Digital Business VP Davie Sweis describes how digital activities are transforming companies, industries and our world.
April 9, 2020
Necessity sparks innovation - Russell Keiger
Some of life's greatest innovations come during our toughest times. The COVID-19 crisis is forcing all of us to view life as we know it with a new lens. Join us as we talk to Russell Keiger, who along with a dedicated, passionate team, turned our plant in Anderson, SC into an in-house producer of hand sanitizer. Listen as Russell shares the details from idea to implementation and how this project is inspiring others to follow suit.
March 25, 2020
Leading in difficult times - Mike Mansuetti
We all have a leadership role to play in one way or another, especially during times of unprecedented challenges. We caught up with Bosch North America president Mike Mansuetti, who gives insight into how he tackles daily and even hourly challenges, where he finds optimism, and his focus on associate safety while ensuring business continuity. For an uplifting perspective on leading in difficult times, listen now. Mike Mansuetti's bio:
February 5, 2020
Innovation is not just a checklist - Estella Woo & Elizabeth Blair
Is an idea really worth anything? Is Innovation only for Engineers? What is the difference between Innovation and Invention? Are you curious? You must listen to this episode with Estella Woo and Elizabeth Blair - a dynamic duo in the Innovation space. Estella is connecting “intrepreneurial” and operational worlds; drawing on 20 years of operational/ innovation experience to bridge the gap between strategy and business generation with an innovation perspective in a large multi-national corporation. With an applied background in Design Thinking and Lean Startup, Elizabeth has close to a decade’s worth of experience in innovation and startups. She loves wading through the ambiguity of building new businesses to find the key insights that can propel (or, yes, kill) the idea. Let us know what you think of this episode! Leave us a comment or DM @BoschUSA on **Our guests’ thoughts and comments do not necessarily reflect the official stance of Robert Bosch LLC. Resources/References: Udacity has a free online course (How to Build a Start-Up) Links and books from Strategyzer Their BOOKS Elizabeth's by Owens and Fernandez by Brene Brown
January 8, 2020
Sensing the world around us - Tiffany Zabinski
What is smaller than a fingernail and could potentially save your life? Curious? Then we get the sense that you will love this episode. Tiffany Zabinski is an Application Engineer for MEMS sensors and explains how sensors are a building block for many advanced technologies of today and the future, including Artificial Intelligence and Automated Driving. Take a listen to hear how sensors are positively impacting our lives every day.
January 6, 2020
Sun glare, don’t care. Virtual Visor may solve the problem of sun glare while driving – Ryan Todd & Jason Zink
An Idea or innovation can come when you least expect it…like when thinking about what kind of TV to buy on your commute to work. Sounds strange but this is exactly how the Virtual Visor idea was born. The Virtual Visor is a revamp of the vehicle sun visor that has remained mostly unchanged since its origination almost 100 years ago. In short, the virtual visor shades your eyes while driving without blocking your view – a glaring problem, solved. Listen to hear how a team of entrepreneurial innovators have taken this product from idea to award winning reality with a CES 2020 Best of Innovation Award! You won’t want to miss this! **Our guests’ thoughts and comments do not necessarily reflect the official stance of Robert Bosch LLC. Reference links for AI learning courses discussed in this episode: Andrew Ng: Machine Learning Course: Andrew Ng: AI for Everyone: <a href= "
November 25, 2019
Diversity & Inclusion is bigger than you think - Carmalita Yeizman
Listen in on an intimate conversation with our Diversity & Inclusion Manger, Carmalita Yeizman as she shares how her personal journey led her on the path to create an emotionally safe workplace. Are you ready to challenge the way you think?
November 25, 2019
Inspired to inspire others - with Mel Rivera
Take a listen as we talk with artist Mel Rivera from our Fountain Inn, SC facility about how he’s inspiring children to expand their idea of art and engineering. Mel shares his personal story of how he has been inspired to inspire those around him, especially the next generation to see art in everything and how that connection flows into all aspects of life. Fondly known as "Mr.Mel" to the kids, but to us he's like our own Mr. Rogers. Enjoy this heartwarming piece and be inspired!
November 25, 2019
Welcome to Beyond Bosch
Take a listen to the fascinating stories of Bosch and beyond, hosted from the Bosch North American Headquarters near Detroit, MI.
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