Welcome to Steel Stories by U. S. Steel. From market insights to industry trends, we will delve into the wealth of knowledge with world-renowned experts and industry thought leaders who will share their unique perspectives on global events shaping the future of steel. References to “greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)” throughout podcasts, in the context of U. S. Steel’s GHG reduction goals, refer to Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions.
From Crisis to Recovery: A Federal Reserve Insider's Perspective with Dave Burritt and Jim Bullard – CEO Edition
In this CEO Edition of Steel Stories, U. S. Steel President and CEO Dave Burritt welcomes Jim Bullard, former President of the St. Louis Federal Reserve and current Dean of the Mitchell Daniels School of Business, for an insightful discussion on current economic challenges and the direction of the U.S. economy. Jim shares his firsthand experience of navigating key financial events such as the Great Recession and the recent pandemic as well as his transition from a central banking career to an academic role.
Melding Policy and Metal: Inside Steel Trade Remedies with Benjamin Caryl
In this episode of "Steel Stories," host David Kirkpatrick welcomes back Ben Caryl, Associate General Counsel for International Trade and Public Policy at U. S. Steel for an insightful discussion on how antidumping and countervailing duties (AD/CVD), the Section 232 national security action are supporting the steel industry. Caryl brings a unique perspective, enriched by his experiences with the Department of Commerce and the International Trade Commission, and offers listeners a comprehensive understanding of the opportunities and challenges in steel trade remedies.
From Foundries to Frontiers: Revitalizing American Industry with David Burritt and Willy Shih - CEO Edition
In this episode of Steel Stories' CEO Edition, U. S. Steel President and CEO David Burritt welcomes Harvard Business School Professor Willy Shih for a conversation about the critical role of manufacturing in America's prosperity. They delve into the intricacies of the manufacturing renaissance, exploring themes such as the synergy between engineering and production, the impact of offshoring, and the intersection of manufacturing and innovation. Professor Shih also shares insights and perspectives from his book "Producing Prosperity."
Unpacking American Steel Trade, National Security, and Overcapacity with Ben Caryl
Why is steel so important? What is steel “overcapacity” and why does it matter? Which country produces more steel than the rest of the world combined? What is trade “Whac-A-Mole”?
In this episode, we unravel the intricacies of the steel industry with our guest, Ben Caryl, Associate General Counsel of International Trade & Public Policy at U. S Steel. Ben discusses steel’s long, long history and delves into why foreign government support for steel production and exports has fueled massive global steel overcapacity and imports into the United States that impact American steel mills, workers, and national security.
From Hard Hats to 'Smart' Hats: The Future of Steelworker Safety with Doug Matthews of Guardhat
Steel manufacturing is important, but even more important is the safety of the workers in steel plants. In this episode, we embark on a riveting voyage through the digital age of worker safety in the steel industry…or even, every industry. Doug Matthews, Chief Growth Officer at Guardhat and former senior executive at U. S. Steel, joins host David Kirkpatrick to explore the distinctive challenges faced by not just steelworkers, but anyone working in high-risk environments, from extreme temperatures to toxic gases, and the dedicated efforts to ensure their safety.
Google, A.I. & Steel: Looking into the Future of Steel with Matt Wilding of U. S. Steel
A.I is everywhere. It’s revolutionizing the way we approach our work and automate our lives. Get ready to dive deep into the world of Generative A.I. to discover why A.I. isn't just a buzzword, it's the catalyst for innovation that will reshape not only the steel sector, but all manufacturing industries, ushering in a more sustainable and efficient future. We welcome Matt Wilding, PhD. Senior Director of Financial Data, Analytics and Enterprise Performance Management here at U. S. Steel who shares how Google Cloud's Generative A.I. is revolutionizing the steel industry, improving operational efficiencies, and enhancing the employee experience at U. S. Steel. With his extensive background, including a tenure at McKinsey & Company and contributions to the U. S. Department of Energy, Matt brings a wealth of knowledge to the table and unravels the unexpected ways A.I. is forging a path towards a brighter and more eco-conscious world for us all.