Welcome to Season 5 Episode 9
IOT with Ami Pasricha
Ami Pasricha has been thinking about the Internet Of Things (IOT) since very early in her career.
In fact, her very first project at university utilised this technology.
Ami spoke to Mel & Dom about her incredible work in this cutting edge area of IOT and describes some of the challenges facing this technology in the future.
I focus on that centre point between our customers, our technology and our a product
Growing up Ami liked to help people… so she wanted to become a doctor. He dad is a vet and she enjoyed biology, but towards the end of year 12 she hadn’t scored so well in her entrance exam so needed to look around for an alternative.
And her brother has just started engineering, which got her thinking….
I didn’t really have an idea of what engineering would involve
Extra discussions during the episode
Future: Consider the progress to date.. technology is going to continue to progress
Technology is growing so rapidly
Advice: Make the most of every opportunity
If you’re not sure, or you haven’t quite found what it is that you want to do, just try as many things as you can and use a process of elimination to do that
And it still fascinates me that these vehicles are in the air, not on the ground, flying for ages
His creations are disrupting our market and he’s leading the way in technology and engineering
About Ami Pasricha
Ami Pasricha completed her undergraduate degree in Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering from Monash University. Currently, she works in the Mobility, IoT and Cloud space at Telstra, working with emerging technology to develop new ways to connect people.
Previously, Ami has also had roles in Product Ownership and Customer Co-creation & Innovation and is passionate about generating new ideas and solutions.
Additionally, she has always been a strong advocate for promoting diversity and inclusion in engineering and STEM, and held the role of Robogals‘ global CEO for three years (2017-2019). As a recent engineering graduate herself, Ami looks forward to learning and contributing to new technology advancements.
Dominic De Gioia is the Director of a multi-discipline engineering firm, EWFW Consulting. He is a mechanical engineer with specialist experience in hydraulic engineering.
Melanie De Gioia is the Podcast Producer for Engineers Australia and the Director of Ramaley Media.
Together, Mel & Dom launched Engineering Heroes in 2018
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