Episode Summary

How opting out of an AP class changed the life of one leading woman in tech and the course of a Fortune 500 company. A racecar driver's career takes a turning point, down an entrepreneurial track. Learn about these moments and more in Episode 3 of That Moment, brought to you by Pivotal.

Episode Notes

Hear how a race car driver’s off-course accident at the Indy 500 helped him find a new track as an automobile tech entrepreneur. This is preceded by a conversation with Carol Juel—CIO at Synchrony Financial—who talks about the need for diversity in tech and how her choice not to take an AP Computer Science class changed her life and the fate of a Fortune 500 company.

Show Notes

About the Show

There are moments in life when everything changes. Today, relationships, industries and technologies are changing faster than ever before. When and how do people recognize these disrupting moments before it’s too late, and more importantly, what do they do about it? Welcome to That Moment, a podcast about pivotal moments, where fear, uncertainty and excitement come to a boiling point, and you are faced with a decision: Do I make a change? That Moment is produced by Pivotal, a company that believes when change is the only constant, people and businesses must be built to adapt.

Hosted by Doree Shafrir.