Unmesh Kurup (LG Electronics)

Episode 38 · November 7th, 2019 · 42 mins 49 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall, rachel, and Unmesh talk about:

  • The role of luck and timing in one's career path
  • Avoiding the dot com bust by staying in grad school
  • Changing yourself vs expecting your team to change
  • How managing/directing/coaching employees coming from academia is different
  • Why turnover can be desirable (SUPER interesting!)
  • The downside of having an extremely good manager (also SUPER interesting!)
  • Concensus-building as a safety mechanism (thanks, Kendall ;) )
  • Being the youngest sibling and how that influenced his path
  • Not liking to be told what to do
  • Autonomous cars, coming sooner than at least I thought
  • How leadership has made Unmesh more decisive in his personal life
  • Meeting people via swing dancing

You can find Unmesh on LinkedIn as unmeshkurup :)

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3