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Forbes 30 Under 30

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I’m very humbled and surprised to share that Forbes Magazine has included me on their annual “30 Under 30” list in the “Manufacturing & Industry” category. The “30 Under 30” Manufacturing and Industry award aims to recognize 30 people under the age of 30 who “invent new technologies that help America make things and get stuff done.” You can see my brief profile here, or in the print edition that comes out on January 10th.

I didn’t get an engineering degree because I wanted to be awarded or recognized (there are better career paths for those who are looking for fame!) – I do what I do because it provides me with a creative outlet that delivers exciting new challenges every day. I suspect that that is the case for most engineers. I love my job, I love my hobbies, and I love sharing what I’m working on with people who want to learn from it. It’s exciting to be recognized by Forbes, but I’m really just doing what I love. It feels kinda weird to be given an award for just doing the stuff that I want to do anyways, but I’m grateful nonetheless and I promise to continue working on the things that I feel are important. Thank you to everybody who has supported me along the way, notably my university professors and peers, my work colleagues, my family/friends, and my mentors.

5 Comments

  1. Congratulations. From what I’ve seen the recognition is well- deserved

  2. Congrats Jeremy!

    Trust me, you are inspiring lots of people in this world – just look at those kids we spent the summer with at bluestamp, they are all doing very well! I feel so proud and lucky to have the opportunity to get to know you and working with you.

    Sometimes it’s just the things you like to do that change the world.

    Keep up the great work!

  3. Congrats Jeremy. Your videos helped me to kick start my career.
    As Ying said , you are truly an inspiration to lot of people.

  4. Congratulations Jeremy. Well deserved. All the best to you.

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