Episode 107

Travis Mayberry

Raytheon Technologies

Travis Mayberry, Technical Area Lead for Additive Manufacturing at Raytheon Missiles and Defense, joins the show this week. Travis reflects on his 13 years at Raytheon, climbing through the ranks of a large company to get to the position he's in today. He emphasizes the idea of being an entrepreneur within a large company and how it's the best way to integrate information and network with co-workers that you may not encounter on a daily basis. There's a lot to gain from Travis' determination, be sure to follow him on LinkedIn.  


Episode Summary

0:00 - Introduction 1:45 - Travis' Background 4:47 - Industry Culture in North Texas 8:32 - Value in Early Hands-On Experience 10:37 - Overview of Raytheon 14:01 - Introduction to Additive 19:06 - Integrating Information within a Large Company 23:30 - Balancing Work and School 26:55 - Advice on Building a Successful Career in a Large Company 32:25 - Entrepreneurship within a Company 35:35 - Defense Manufacturing Ecosystem 40:06 - Highlights for the Remainder of 2022 44:00 - Travis' Book Recommendation