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Episode 2509  |  45:00 min

How Self-Driving Trucks Will Change the World with Robert Brown and Jon Panzer

Episode 2509  |  45:00 min  |  11.06.2020

How Self-Driving Trucks Will Change the World with Robert Brown and Jon Panzer

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This is a podcast episode titled, How Self-Driving Trucks Will Change the World with Robert Brown and Jon Panzer. The summary for this episode is: <p>Mr. Brown is responsible for the federal, state, and local public and government relations for TuSimple. Working with legislators and regulators on best practices for safety, commercial viability, and policies. He works on building coalitions of industry, OEMs, Tier 1 providers, associations, and academics in the autonomous vehicle industry. Prior to TuSimple, he worked for the state of California, was Vice President at the Mitchell Firm, taught at Oxford University and University of California, San Diego.</p> <p>Jon Panzer is the Senior Vice President of Technology & Strategic Planning at the Union Pacific Railroad. Jon has been an influential leader across UP for the last 24 years.</p> <p><strong>Top 3 Value Bombs:</strong></p> <p>1. Transportation industry isn’t as exciting as technology and aerospace. There’s a lot of technology involved, movement, and being more sophisticated with e-commerce as consumers demand an interest change.</p> <p>2. Get excited about automation. Be open minded. Realize that it is not tomorrow, it will be incremental. As we go on in our lives, there will be more automated kiosks and robot in the streets. Automation is here. As a country and as a society, it is a key thing to keep us moving forward.</p> <p>3. Logistics is about getting goods to where it needs to be. It’s from the beginning of the manufacturing process to warehousing and then distribution to stores and e-commerce where people purchase it. Logistics make sure all that happens behind the scenes without hiccups.</p> <p>Connect with Robert on LinkedIn - <a href= "https://www.linkedin.com/in/robert-brown-797085150/" target= "_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Robert's LinkedIn</a></p> <p><strong>Sponsors:</strong></p> <p><a href="https://www.ziprecruiter.com/fire" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>ZipRecruiter</strong></a>: Let ZipRecruiter take hiring off your plate so you can focus on growing your business. Try ZipRecruiter for free at <a href= "https://www.ziprecruiter.com/fire" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>ZipRecruiter.com/fire</strong></a>!</p> <p><strong><a href="http://gradschool.creighton.edu" target= "_blank" rel="noopener">Creighton</a></strong>: A degree from Creighton’s Heider College of Business will empower you to think boldly, lead confidently, and shape your future. For more program info, to schedule an appt with an enrollment specialist, or to start an application today, go to <a href= "http://gradschool.creighton.edu" target="_blank" rel= "noopener"><strong>Gradschool.Creighton.edu</strong></a>!</p>

Mr. Brown is responsible for the federal, state, and local public and government relations for TuSimple. Working with legislators and regulators on best practices for safety, commercial viability, and policies. He works on building coalitions of industry, OEMs, Tier 1 providers, associations, and academics in the autonomous vehicle industry. Prior to TuSimple, he worked for the state of California, was Vice President at the Mitchell Firm, taught at Oxford University and University of California, San Diego.

Jon Panzer is the Senior Vice President of Technology & Strategic Planning at the Union Pacific Railroad. Jon has been an influential leader across UP for the last 24 years.

Top 3 Value Bombs:

1. Transportation industry isn’t as exciting as technology and aerospace. There’s a lot of technology involved, movement, and being more sophisticated with e-commerce as consumers demand an interest change.

2. Get excited about automation. Be open minded. Realize that it is not tomorrow, it will be incremental. As we go on in our lives, there will be more automated kiosks and robot in the streets. Automation is here. As a country and as a society, it is a key thing to keep us moving forward.

3. Logistics is about getting goods to where it needs to be. It’s from the beginning of the manufacturing process to warehousing and then distribution to stores and e-commerce where people purchase it. Logistics make sure all that happens behind the scenes without hiccups.

Connect with Robert on LinkedIn - Robert's LinkedIn

Sponsors:

ZipRecruiter: Let ZipRecruiter take hiring off your plate so you can focus on growing your business. Try ZipRecruiter for free at ZipRecruiter.com/fire!

Creighton: A degree from Creighton’s Heider College of Business will empower you to think boldly, lead confidently, and shape your future. For more program info, to schedule an appt with an enrollment specialist, or to start an application today, go to Gradschool.Creighton.edu!

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