Co-Host of Behind the Ops
Russ Waddell joined Tulip as Community Lead in 2022 after working for AMT - The Association For Manufacturing Technology since 2007. He most recently managed the MTConnect Institute, a standard development organization for machine-to-machine communication in discrete manufacturing. He previously was an Industry Economist at AMT and holds a BA in Economics from The College of William and Mary.
Fun fact: Russ is an avid landscape gardener. He grows tulips in springtime.
Russell Waddell has hosted nine Episodes.
Episode 20: Tourists in AI-Land with Dr. Roey Mechrez
January 27th, 2023 | 25 mins 37 secs
Russ and Madi get a tour of the land of AI from Head of Artificial Intelligence at Tulip, Dr. Roey Mechrez.
Episode 19: Multiple Choice Best of 2022
January 12th, 2023 | 19 mins 37 secs
Russ and Madi award superlatives to manufacturing adjacent nominees from 2022.
Episode 18: Taking the Magic Out of Christmas
December 22nd, 2022 | 11 mins 37 secs
Russ and Madi consider what it would take for Santa to pull off Christmas without his signature Christmas Magic.
Episode 17: Demystifying Glitter
December 15th, 2022 | 15 mins 30 secs
Producer Jasmine resurfaces the Big Glitter mystery in 2022: how is it possible that the world is running out of glitter, and where is it all going? Hosts Russ and Madi speculate on how it’s made and discuss the culture of trade secrets and confidentiality in manufacturing.
Episode 16: Sometimes You're Just Going to Get Wet
December 1st, 2022 | 10 mins 46 secs
Russ and Madi explore what it means to get comfortable being uncomfortable.
Episode 15: How to Be Cool at Dinner Parties
November 17th, 2022 | 12 mins 15 secs
Madi and Russ talk about the rise of manufacturing-related issues in the general consciousness.
Episode 14: The EGOT's of Manufacturing
November 3rd, 2022 | 12 mins 53 secs
It’s awards season…in the manufacturing world. Madi and Russ talk about the nominees for the 2022 Tulip Groundbreaker Awards.
Episode 13: Internet Friends, Jetpacks, and Augmented Networking Live from IMTS 2022
October 20th, 2022 | 20 mins 36 secs
After a couple of in-person encounters, Madi and Russ contemplate togetherness and professional relationships in the digital age.
Episode 12: Lifelong Learning
October 7th, 2022 | 22 mins 53 secs
None of us is as dumb as all of us. Madi and Russ test their knowledge in marketing and manufacturing and seek out communal wisdom.