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Mapping New Horizons for Veterans

with Shawn Asher & Daniel Brice

Mapping New Horizons for Veterans

with Shawn Asher & Daniel Brice

In episode 42 of the RCN Podcast, army veterans Shawn Asher and Daniel Brice share their experiences of finding purpose and fulfillment in the geospatial industry after completing their military service.

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Episode Timeline

3:45
Shawn’s military background and introduction to the geospatial industry
9:35
Daniel’s military background and introduction to the geospatial industry
15:05
Daniel’s experience in basic training
17:35
Shawn's top lesson from basic training
22:20
The skills that make veterans great employees
26:05
Why veterans may have difficulty transitioning into a civilian career
31:20
The struggles of adopting new technology and developing an advanced technology department
35:55
The opportunity for immense career growth for individuals within this industry
45:25
The opportunities inside modeling and simulations
51:20
The struggles of proprietary softwares
56:40
Collaboration over competition within the industry
1:04:25
Allen & Company’s tool and data-comparison project
1:13:45
Shawn and Daniel’s desire to help veterans transition into civilian life
1:18:45
Reality capture will be included in every industry in the future
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This episode explores the inspiring journeys of Shawn and Daniel, two veterans who have transitioned from military service to successful geospatial careers. Through their personal narratives, Shawn and Daniel shed light on the unique challenges faced by veterans in their transition to civilian life. They passionately discuss their desire to help fellow veterans, sharing why they feel geospatial careers are a great bridge connecting the military and civilian worlds, and emphasizing the wealth of opportunities and skills that can be leveraged from military backgrounds.

Listen to this episode of the RCN Podcast to hear Shawn and Daniel’s first-hand take on the intersection of military service and geospatial technology, and how they are offering support, guidance, and a renewed sense of purpose to those looking for a new mission in life.

This episode is
sponsored by:

RCN Guest Shawn Asher

Shawn Asher

Director of Advanced Technology

Daniel Brice

Operations Manager

RCN Guest Shawn Asher

Shawn Asher

Director of Advanced Technology

Allen & Company
Daniel Brice_Headshot

Daniel Brice

Operations Manager

Allen & Company
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