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Ready, FIRE! Aim – A Magnetic Origin Story

Ready, FIRE! Aim – A Magnetic Origin Story

Sometimes the path to success isn’t as direct as we would like.  I was fortunate to have worked at a startup that proliferated and went public in the early 90s.  With a bit of cash in hand, my buddy Dave and I decided to strike out on our own to see what products we could […]

Working Mom

Working Mom

Setting an Example for Life on Both Sides of the Boardroom Doors  You can almost consider this post as part two of my April Blog, “Sensor Technology – It Runs in the Family.” My mother, Shashi Prasad, built Sensor Technology alongside my father from the ground up. They incorporated the business in May of 1983 when […]

Sensor Technology – It Runs in the Family

Sensor Technology – It Runs in the Family

If you had asked me 20 years ago where I saw myself in 5/10/15 years, taking over the family business was definitely not in my sights. I grew up as an only child to immigrant parents in a small town in Ontario (my adopted sister came later in life). This was significant in itself, but […]

SPORT

SPORT

Why sport is so important to me, and how having goals/races drive me in business In the late 90s, I was making my way through high school, and if you asked my peers, I would not have fit the Sporty Spice persona. I was musical, sure. Nerdy or weird for certain. Yet it wasn’t until […]

The @ceowhocooks

The @ceowhocooks

Anyone that knows me knows that food is a big part of my life. My colleagues at work have witnessed me trying to explain what I made the night before for dinner through my leftovers. I’m pretty picky about making sure that snacks are always available at work, at both of our facilities, and I […]

CEO in a Pandemic

CEO in a Pandemic

I remember boarding a flight from Toronto to Halifax as North America began to shut down. I ran into a client and friend at YYZ who was shocked to know that I was leaving my family behind to make the 2000 km trip to our newest facility. The airport was a mess of panicked travellers, […]