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MEP EP#180: Chrissy Meyer and Personal Errata Datasheets

Podcast Notes

Chrissy Meyer

  • Has spent the past decade taking hardware products from early concept through high-volume production
  • Received a MS in Electrical Engineering from Stanford
  • Led several projects at Apple and Square
  • Founding team member at Pearl Automation, a vehicle technology startup
  • Developed products that have shipped tens of millions of units
  • Spent over a year on the ground in Asia working closely with manufacturers and suppliers
  • Recently joined Root Ventures, a seed-stage hard tech venture capital firm, as a partner
  • At Root, Chrissy invests in deeply technical teams that are solving problems in robotics, hardware, industrial automation, AI, and machine learning

Background/Career

    • Engineering – scripting for military applications
    • Project Management
    • Large Scale Manufacturing

Very High volume manufacturing

    • What do you need to consider?
    • Documentation?
    • The path from nothing to something
      • Reviews?
      • Test runs?
      • Scaling?
    • Testing and Validation
      • Every unit? Batch? First Article?
      • What do you do with failed units?

Working with Tier 1 Manufacturers

    • How do you get started and what do you need to know?
    • Pet peeves of Manufacturing

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Chrissy Meyer's of Root Venture. At Root, she invests in deeply technical teams that are solving problems in robotics, hardware, industrial automation, AI, and machine learning.

Chrissy Meyer’s of Root Venture. At Root, she invests in deeply technical teams that are solving problems in robotics, hardware, industrial automation, AI, and machine learning.


Special thanks to whixr over at Tymkrs for the intro and outro!