194 episodes

On The Manufacturing Executive podcast, we’ll explore the strategies and experiences that are driving midsized manufacturers forward. You’ll hear conversations with passionate manufacturing leaders who have compelling stories to share about their successes and struggles. You’ll also hear interviews with B2B Sales and Marketing experts about what’s working on the business development front and how to make these ideas actionable. Episodes will feature topics related to industrial marketing and lead generation, manufacturing sales strategy, technology, and industrial sector innovation.

The Manufacturing Executive Joe Sullivan

    • Business
    • 5.0 • 131 Ratings

On The Manufacturing Executive podcast, we’ll explore the strategies and experiences that are driving midsized manufacturers forward. You’ll hear conversations with passionate manufacturing leaders who have compelling stories to share about their successes and struggles. You’ll also hear interviews with B2B Sales and Marketing experts about what’s working on the business development front and how to make these ideas actionable. Episodes will feature topics related to industrial marketing and lead generation, manufacturing sales strategy, technology, and industrial sector innovation.

    Reengineering the Design Review w/ Adam Keating

    Reengineering the Design Review w/ Adam Keating

    New product development today is more complex than ever before. With teams spread out across the country (or the globe), decentralized product data, supply chain challenges and more demanding customers, design engineering is just plain hard.

    Adam Keating, Co-Founder and CEO of CoLab, has been building the software and the company that's working to solve these problems.

    In this conversation, he'll dive into the challenge and hand and how they're addressing it.

    • 32 min
    How to Be a Leader of Significance w/ Mosongo Moukwa

    How to Be a Leader of Significance w/ Mosongo Moukwa

    When people talk about you years down the road, what will they say? "Oh yeah, he (or she) was a good manager or employee?"

    Or will there be something more?

    In this conversation, manufacturing leader and author, Mosongo Moukwa, talks about how to leave a meaningful and lasting mark on your organization. Or in his words, how become "a leader of significance."

    • 27 min
    Cultivating Veteran Champions in Manufacturing w/ Lt Col Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz

    Cultivating Veteran Champions in Manufacturing w/ Lt Col Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz

    From skills to work ethic to understanding chain of command, veterans bring so much potential to the manufacturing workforce.

    In this episode, Lt Col Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz will talk about how manufacturing leaders can go from unaware how to tap into the veteran community to being veteran-friendly to being veteran-READY.

    • 31 min
    An Outcome-Based Solution for Deploying Robots w/ Saman Farid

    An Outcome-Based Solution for Deploying Robots w/ Saman Farid

    Automation can be intimidating. What if the sizable CapEx investment we make doesn't generate the return we expected? What if our people struggle with operating the robots? And how will they deal with this kind of operational change in general?

    All fair questions and real concerns for manufacturing leaders today. In this episode, Saman Farid, CEO of automation provider Formic, will talk about how they're lowering the barrier to entry through outcome-based robotics solutions, and shifting the investment from CapEx to OpEx.

    • 24 min
    5 Things Stopping Manufacturers From Making Great Content w/ Rose Hansen and James Boeckmann

    5 Things Stopping Manufacturers From Making Great Content w/ Rose Hansen and James Boeckmann

    In this conversation, Gorilla 76 Content Director James Boeckmann and Gorilla 76 Senior Writer Rose Hansen go deep on content marketing for manufacturers.

    Collectively, these two journalists have interviewed hundreds of subject matter experts in the manufacturing sector – from owners to engineers to technical experts on the shop floor.

    Both have extracted vast amounts of knowledge from the brains of these experts, packaged it up as written content time and time again, and watched it drive growth for a wide variety of manufacturing organizations.

    In this discussion, they'll specifically dive into five things that are holding today's B2B manufacturers back from creating exceptional content. And they'll explain why now is the right time to change that.

    • 38 min
    Clarifying AI Terminology and Applications in Manufacturing w/ Alex Sandoval

    Clarifying AI Terminology and Applications in Manufacturing w/ Alex Sandoval

    When ChatGPT took the world by storm in 2022, terminology like "generative AI" became a regular part of our vocabulary overnight. Just a little more than a year later, it's hard to open your favorite news source without seeing headlines about generative AI, machine learning, deep learning and so on.

    But what does all of this terminology really mean? And for the manufacturing leaders listening right now, how does it all apply inside of your businesses?

    In this conversation, CEO and Co-Founder of Allie Systems, Alex Sandoval, will help you make sense of it all.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
131 Ratings

131 Ratings

Shawn Fitz ,

A Must For US Manufacturing Leaders

Joe and his team do a great job of surfacing interesting, informative and helpful interviews with impactful business leaders and business models. As fast as things are changing right now, manufacturing leaders need podcasts like the Manufacturing Executive to cut through the clutter and keep up with what matters most.

AshleyKWinch ,

Go ahead and hit subscribe!

If you’re a leader or decision maker in the manufacturing space, do yourself a favor and subscribe.

Joe does an incredible job interviewing industry titans and there is always something to take away from each episode!

mvelasco07 ,

Highly recommend!

The Manufacturing Executive is a great listen for anyone involved in the manufacturing space. The interviews that Joe leads are engaging, and his expert guests offer up actionable advice and insights into the industry. You're guaranteed to learn something new every episode - can't recommend it highly enough!

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