Margot Sandy is an Amazon #1 Bestselling Author that is currently traveling the world while running an entrepreneurial enterprise (In The Now, LLC) with a focus on engineering consulting (helping entrepreneurs turn their product ideas into tangible products), mentoring students with the next steps in their careers and public speaking.
Previously, Margot was part of the Brookstone Lab (American Innovation Company) as a Senior Mechanical Engineer after years of developing consumer products in cross-functional teams as a Product Development Engineer at Fisher-Price/Mattel (Worldwide Toy Company). In both positions, she gained nearly 10+ years’ experience with the inter-workings of public and private companies that had revenues of over 6 billion dollars and over 100 million dollars. In her roles at these companies she was responsible for developing consumer products in cross-functional teams from product conception to production start.
Over the years, Margot has engaged in a range of engineering opportunities that span from traditional engineering in New York, USA to working at a Medical Device company in Sydney, Australia. The variety of experiences in addition to her diverse educational background at Rochester Institute of Technology (MS / BS Engineering) has allowed Margot to excel in Product Development and fueled her passion for learning, product creation and helping others achieve their product dreams.
If You Build It Life Will Come: New Product Development Workshop
A World Traveler that provides a FUN, INTERACTIVE experience to help entrepreneurs and business owners CREATE physical PRODUCTS and help them THRIVE! The audience will leave with:
- Overview of the New Product Development Process
- Knowledge on how to value an idea for the competitive market
- Techniques on how to build a Project Scope, budget, set timelines and create functional goals
- The basics of design and development work
- Information on how to evaluate a manufacturer and steps to starting production