Episode 2 - CUTalks with Tom Simmons

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For the second episode of CUTalks, Shreya and Thomas talk to Tom Simmons, founder and CEO of Stem, a Cambridge and Silicon Valley based food tech company reimagining the role of sugar in our food system. Through the insight of Tom’s own path, they discuss entrepreneurship education, lessons for a successful startup, and how scientists can best apply themselves in the innovation space.

This episode was sponsored by DesignSpark: design tools and resources for engineers to help make their ideas happen. The podcast was produced by Carl Homer, Cambridge TV.

Jump to the following topics (links open in SoundCloud):

  • Entrepreneurship education - 6:45

  • Scientists in innovation - 19:30