Episode 95

Episode 095 - Special Holiday 2023 Series: Unpolished GOLD - Humanizing Technology with Melanie L. Flores

Holiday Series 2023 - Unpolished MBA Gold: Mining For Talent In Transition

  • This episode features a conversation with Melanie L. Flores, a degreed engineer with a knack for humanizing tech, making it relatable and human-centric for all to use and benefit from.
  • Her self-described identity is: An engineer's mind, A teacher's heart, and A gardener's hands.

Some Topics Discussed Include:

Experience in Tech Startups:

  • Melanie reflects on her time in tech startups, discussing the dynamic nature of roles and the challenge of finding product-market fit.
  • She also expressed enjoying the variety and creative opportunities provided by startup environments and shared her interest in transitioning to different tech verticals like med-tech and senior-tech, driven by a desire to impact everyday lives.

Personal Connection to Senior Tech:

  • Melanie shared her personal motivations for being drawn to senior tech, including making technology more accessible and beneficial to older adults.

Professional Transition Advice:

  • Melanie offers advice to others in career transitions, emphasizing the importance of actively engaging and demonstrating expertise on platforms like LinkedIn.

Favorite book: "Range" by David Epstein (Here it is on Amazon!)

Her indispensable tech tool: Spotify

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/melanie-flores/

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LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/moniquemills/

Bio Website: https://moniquemills.biz/

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Monique Mills

Monique Mills is a degreed electrical engineer turned serial entrepreneur. Though she has an MBA, she wants to debunk the myth that you need one to be successful in business, innovation, or entrepreneurship. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HER GO TO MONIQUEMILLS.BIZ