Episode 11: THE ENGINEER +18 Years Philosophy Major

Life After Philosophy

21-08-2023 • 1時間

Jarrod Thome is Manager, Global Operations Strategy and Standards at the McDonald's corporation. He earned a BA in philosophy (2005) from Conception Seminary College, and later a MBA and a Master's in industrial engineering. He lives in Wichita, Kansas with his wife and four daughters.

Topics Discussed: Jarrod's education & career trajectory; raising 2 sets of twin daughters; what Discrete Events Simulation Modeling is; philosophy as source of self-knowledge, wisdom, humility; how philosophy made him better at everything, including industrial engineering; why study philosophy = to be an excellent human being.

His LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jarrod-thome

Keynote Address at a user group meeting for Simio (modeling software): cdn.simio.com/SimioSync/2023/presentations/McDonalds-Website.mp4