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Emily Clopp is a mechanical engineer at SANO Intelligence, a startup that is developing a minimally invasive patch to track blood glucose levels. Emily is a graduate of the Stanford Engineering Product Design program. She has previously worked at GoPro as a sustaining engineer and as a mechanical engineer.

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01:17 - Emily shares her passion: helping others.
01:41 - SANO is developing a minimally invasive blood glucose tracker.
02:14 - How we currently measure glucose levels... painful pricks.
03:43 - Description of the SANO patch.
04:34 - Working on skin adhesives, dock systems, applicators, materials...
05:53 - The challenges of working with skin.
06:49 - High school interests...
08:07 - Making the switch from environmental engineering to product design.
08:42 - Reminiscing about ME101 at Stanford.
09:51 - Uncertainty about career direction in college.
10:46 - Working at a B2B marketing company.
12:12 - Continuing with marketing at Shaun's Shades.
13:11 - Job hunting after college. Landing a position at GoPro as employee 181.
14:41 - The power of connections.
17:28 - Communication and teamwork skills utilized at GoPro.
19:55 - Working as a sustaining engineering at GoPro.
22:28 - Seeing the products you designed in the hands of users.
23:41 - Advice when working with Chinese vendors: ask all the questions.
25:18 - Teamwork tips: play on people's strengths and check your ego.
26:35 - The big questions: What is the problem?
27:33 - How Emily hopes wearable technologies will change healthcare.
30:40 - Future technologies Emily is excited about.
33:26 - Advice to future engineers.

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