S5E26 Patrick Jreijiri | How To Build A Product Development Freelance Company

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S5E26 Patrick Jreijiri | How To Build A Product Development Freelance Company

Patrick Jreijiri shares his journey in product design, mechanical engineering, entrepreneurship, and growing his freelance product development company. He discusses challenges he overcame, like competing with cheaper labor abroad and the loneliness of remote work. Patrick also provides insights on processes like prototyping early and drawing inspiration from different engineering fields.

Main Topics:

  • Patrick’s background and discovery of his passion for inventions
  • Experiences starting companies and failed product development projects
  • Challenges of entrepreneurship, like estimating costs and timelines
  • Automating processes to improve operations dramatically
  • Insights on remote work and deciding to hire contractors vs employees

About the guest: Patrick Jreijiri is an accomplished entrepreneur and engineering professional with extensive experience in business development, mechanical engineering, and product design. He currently serves as the Founder and CEO of Jiri, a company dedicated to creating innovative solutions in the tech industry. With a strong background in engineering and a passion for technology, Patrick has successfully navigated the challenges of starting and growing his own business, and his insights into remote work, product development, and entrepreneurship make him a valuable guest for the Being An Engineer podcast.

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About Being An Engineer

The Being An Engineer podcast is a repository for industry knowledge and a tool through which engineers learn about and connect with relevant companies, technologies, people resources, and opportunities. We feature successful mechanical engineers and interview engineers who are passionate about their work and who made a great impact on the engineering community.

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