This edition of AppointmentPlus Radio brings together two industry leaders within the tech sector. Raymond Wiley, a general manager with Sun-Tec America, shares the story of how he landed his current position, as well as the philosophy that shapes his professional interactions. Dhruv Bhate, a senior technologist who works in 3D printing, offers insight into how reflection on your true values can lead to a meaningful work life. The two also discuss:
- The importance of finding your professional “sweet spot”
- How to understand, and communicate, your professional value
- Why defining what you do also means defining what you don’t do
- Plus: 5 must-have personal technology recommendations and 2 must-read books to overhaul your professional mindset
About Raymond and Dhruv
Raymond Wiley is the general manager at Sun-Tec America, LLC where he is responsible for the go-to-market strategies for Sun-Tec’s high precision lamination, labeling, and taping equipment portfolio for the Americas and European markets. He is the primary interface between the customer and the Sun-Tec design engineers located in Japan, and is charged with overseeing the entire sales process through every phase of the project. Previously, Raymond spent 21 years at Motorola in the Semiconductor Products Sector serving in a variety of increasingly responsible positions including operations manager for the Small Signal and MEMS Sensor Businesses in Japan. Connect with Raymond on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rcw34.
Dhruv Bhate is a Senior Technologist at Phoenix Analysis & Design Technologies, Inc. (PADT) where he leads R&D efforts in Additive Manufacturing, with a focus on high performance polymers and metals. Prior to joining PADT, Dhruv spent 7 years at Intel Corporation developing laser-based manufacturing processes. Dhruv has a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University and a Master’s from the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he developed fracture models for ductile metal alloys and to simulate adhesion in MEMS. Connect with Dhruv on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dhruvbhate