"I remember being a student in the lab, and a sales guy came to show software and I thought that I never want to be that guy. Then I became that guy, and I found that it matured me scientifically." - Chris Williams, Principal Scientist, Chemical Computing Group.
I still feel that I am very much in touch with science, only without the burden of having to do bench work 60-hours-plus a week," says Daniel Begin, a senior patent examiner at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
"The biggest challenge was working hand-in-hand with artists, translating their requirements into our engineering requirements," says Tim Reedman, chief project engineer and director of research and development at MD Robotics.
"With the launch of the IKONOS satellite in September 1999, we really have entered a new era of high-resolution, satellite remote sensing," observes Gene Dial, Director of Product Engineering at Space Imaging. "For the first time in history, we have a hi-res satellite available for anyone to use."