interview With Susan Schmitt Winchester, Applied Materials
Susan thank you so much for being on the show today so excited to speak with you. Know we've got a lot to talk about the thank you so much you're busy and your time is very valuable so thanks. Thanks for dedicating some of it to our show journey so much honored to be here. Well let's start because we've got a couple of things to discuss. I wanna i wanna talk a little bit about the work that you're doing at applied materials. And then i and then i. You've got an exciting book coming out so a little bit of a two part episode here. But why don't you start by just giving our listeners. A little bit of a on your professional career kind of leading up to what. You're doing now sure i'd be happy to george. Thank you so. I have worked in human resources or now thirty three plus years. I joke with my friends and family that my middle name is. I love the profession very fortunate to have been able to work in a number of fortune. Five hundred companies I've served as head of hr to those companies now for over fourteen years and currently head of hr for a company called applied materials. Were seventeen billion dollar company based in silicon valley and the semiconductor industry is hot. Hot hot Very exciting so yeah. I've i've worked in. Hr all those years. I worked at pretty much every job of hr and i love. I love the work.