The Daktronics Experience
119 - Employment Opportunities with Leah Brink

119 - Employment Opportunities with Leah Brink

October 13, 2021

Quite often, we hear that our people at Daktronics are great to work with and genuinely enjoy what they do. But to experience that firsthand, you might have to apply! Justin and Matt spoke with Leah Brink, HR recruiting and pipeline manager, to hear about the open career opportunities that Daktronics has to offer. This conversation covers the flexibility available in those positions and shifts, the wide variety of roles that are currently available and much more.

118 - PTC Insights & Products Used by Daktronics with Brian Thompson

118 - PTC Insights & Products Used by Daktronics with Brian Thompson

October 6, 2021

Engineers design it, manufacturing puts it together, shipping delivers it and on-site installation takes place. Simple, right? Well, in this episode, Justin and Matt go behind the scenes with Brian Thompson, PTC’s CAD Division Vice President and General Manager, to talk about their software and products as well as the digital thread that ties the entire process together. It’s a bit more complicated and requires a lot of data. We also cover some advancements in technology for visualizing final products and other PTC software that Daktronics uses.

117 - Kicking Off the 2021 Football Season with Will and Kyle

117 - Kicking Off the 2021 Football Season with Will and Kyle

September 29, 2021

Football is well underway in the 2021 season! To hear about it from a Daktronics perspective, Justin and Matt are joined by Will Ellerbruch, Daktronics national sales manager, and Kyle Sydow, Daktronics HSPR market manager. They talk about football season, new installations that can be experienced this year, trends they’re seeing in the marketplace and more.

116 - Mankato MoonDogs Get the All-Star Treatment with Chris Goodell

116 - Mankato MoonDogs Get the All-Star Treatment with Chris Goodell

September 8, 2021

When it's time for a baseball league's All-Star Game, the site and what it has to offer are extremely important. To hear more about the Mankato MoonDogs hosting the Northwoods League All-Star Game, Justin and Matt are joined by MoonDogs President Chris Goodell. They also cover video technology, how it's used, other events the ballpark hosts and Chris's involvement with the La Crosse Loggers. 

115 - A New Video Experience at the Sioux Falls Canaries

115 - A New Video Experience at the Sioux Falls Canaries

September 1, 2021

What difference does a new video display make for the fan experience in Minor League Baseball? Duell Higbe, General Manager of the Sioux Falls Canaries, joins Justin and Matt to answer that question and much more in this episode.

114 - Visiting Daktronics Corporate Headquarters with Jim Vasgaard

114 - Visiting Daktronics Corporate Headquarters with Jim Vasgaard

August 11, 2021

What will you see when you visit Daktronics Corporate Headquarters in Brookings, SD? Justin and Matt sat down with Jim Vasgaard, Daktronics national sales manager for spectacular projects, to hear his experiences of hosting multiple tours of the factory and showroom in recent months.

113 - Daktronics Approach to Customer Training with Melissa Carson

113 - Daktronics Approach to Customer Training with Melissa Carson

August 4, 2021

When it comes to training customers on Daktronics systems, flexibility is key. To hear about the company’s approach to training and how things might have changed over the past year, Justin and Matt are joined by Melissa Carson, professional services supervisor for Daktronics. She shares these details along with some interesting and fun personal stories.

112 - Bringing Professional Soccer to Greenville with Joe Erwin

112 - Bringing Professional Soccer to Greenville with Joe Erwin

July 28, 2021

What’s it like to create a professional soccer team? To find out, Justin and Matt are joined by Joe Erwin, Chairman and Lead Owner of the Greenville Triumph SC. Joe shares his story, how he started a USL team in Greenville, his excitement for their stadium and fan experience, and much more.

111 - NACDA Convention 2021 with Pat Manak and Vickie Johnson

111 - NACDA Convention 2021 with Pat Manak and Vickie Johnson

July 21, 2021

As the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) prepares to host its annual convention, Justin and Matt sit down with NACDA Senior Executive Vice President Pat Manak and Daktronics Convention Coordinator Vickie Johnson to hear all about this year’s event. The conversation also covers the history of NACDA’s conventions, Daktronics’ history with NACDA and much more.

110 - Live Streaming Your Events with Eric Edens

110 - Live Streaming Your Events with Eric Edens

July 14, 2021

Expectations continue to rise for the streaming of live events. To find out how to get started and elevate your streaming game, Justin and Matt talk with Eric Edens, applications engineer for Daktronics. He covers how live streaming has evolved, the many levels and options for streaming that Daktronics offers, and his personal experiences working with people to live stream their events.

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