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An ECIA Podcast for executives and others involved in the authorized sale of electronic components.

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An ECIA Podcast for executives and others involved in the authorized sale of electronic components.

    March 2023 - David Loftus speaks with Scott Shute, Conscious Business Champion

    March 2023 - David Loftus speaks with Scott Shute, Conscious Business Champion

    On this episode of The Channel Channel, CEO David Loftus discusses building extraordinary teams with management consultant Scott Shute. Scott's background is in the electronic components industry, but his most recent position was Head of Mindfulness and Compassion Programs at LinkedIn. He discusses the importance of acknowledging and supporting employees' spiritual sides in this very volatile and stress-filled post Pandemic work environment. Scott's book, 'The Full Body Yes, Change Your Work and Your World from the Inside Out' won the 2021 Nautilus Book Award.

    • 27 min
    September 2022 - David Loftus Speaks with FIRST® Robotics’ CEO Chris Moore

    September 2022 - David Loftus Speaks with FIRST® Robotics’ CEO Chris Moore

    This episode is a fascinating discussion of the remarkable impact and mission of the FIRST Robotics organization (https://www.firstinspires.org/about/vision-and-mission). ECIA President and CEO David Loftus interviews FIRST’s CEO Chris Moore. Chris explains the mission of this inspiring organization, founded 33 years ago by inventor Dean Kamen. He shares some of the astounding statistics: FIRST currently serves over 700,000 students in more than 100 countries, supported by 320,000 adult volunteers. The goal is to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders, innovators, and problem solvers.

    • 29 min
    June 2022 - NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray discusses current trends with ECIA’s Dale Ford

    June 2022 - NAM Chief Economist Chad Moutray discusses current trends with ECIA’s Dale Ford

    This discussion features ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford and National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)’s Chief Economist, Chad Moutray. This wide-ranging discussion between two seasoned industry experts reveals a wealth of insights into the volatility that has become a permanent factor for strategic planners in the post-pandemic economy. The two discuss the impact of supply disruptions, the positive signs for manufacturers, what’s really happening behind the scenes, whether a recession is baked into the forecast, workforce challenges, how the U.S. is doing in comparison with the rest of the world and much more.

    • 36 min
    June 2022 - Executive Conference Co-Chairs Share ‘Behind the Scenes’ Look at Planning for 2022 Program

    June 2022 - Executive Conference Co-Chairs Share ‘Behind the Scenes’ Look at Planning for 2022 Program

    This episode features Executive Conference Chair Robert Derringer, Crouzet and Co-Chair Tobi Cornell, Kruvand Associates along with ECIA's Stephanie Tierney, as they discuss "behind the scenes" planning for the conference. Learn about how Toby inspired the theme, the importance of in-person events, the results of the survey conducted to gain insights into current member information needs, a sneak peek into the October 2022 program in Chicago and much more.

    • 20 min
    February 2022 - Manufacturing Economic Outlook Q1 2022

    February 2022 - Manufacturing Economic Outlook Q1 2022

    ECIA Chief Analyst, Dale Ford, interviews Tom Runiewicz, Senior Principal Economist for the IHS Markit Industry Service on the manufacturing economic outlook.

    • 28 min
    December 2021 - ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford and TPC Founder Glenn Hitchcock Discuss TPC's Latest Survey Results

    December 2021 - ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford and TPC Founder Glenn Hitchcock Discuss TPC's Latest Survey Results

    ECIA Chief Analyst Dale Ford and TPC Founder Glenn Hitchcock discuss TPC's latest survey results for a look at what's ahead in 2022 for the electronic component industry.

    • 23 min

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