#107 - Harpooning space junk and all things Silverstone Innovation and High Growth
In episode 107 your host, Chris Broome, interviews friend of the show, Pim van Baarsen - CEO Silverstone Technology Cluster. Listen as Pim reintroduces who the STC are, who they support, their overriding mission, and their plans for the future. He talks us through their November Innovation and Growth Conference, guest speakers, and why you should attend. He also touches on their community projects, including special interest groups, workstream, and a recently launched coffee club. Chris and Pim also talk through all things Oxford to Cambridge Business Arc, collaborating with the UK Space Agency, harpooning space junk, as well the US and UK military partnerships being built. The show concludes with a discussion over Pim's first car (Mini Clubman) and dream car (McLaren F1) - and a classic car previously owned called Little Zeus! Links: Pim van Baarsen - LinkedIn Leave a review! Don't forget to check out the Inside Silverstone website for more great content. Would you like to appear on the podcast? Own a business or work in/around the Silverstone business or motorsport region? Have a story or/and knowledge to share? Get in contact with Chris on email@example.com, or reach out on Twitter @SilverstonePod. ABOUT THE HOSTS Chris Broome Chris is first and foremost a big tech, motor-sport, and gaming fan. So the opportunity to host a podcast focusing on these topics was too good to turn down. In his day-to-day life Chris is a Chartered Financial Planner and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Insurers. His business, Longhurst, has a niche providing financial advice to clients and businesses who work in the tech, innovation, and engineering sectors. Their head office is located on Silverstone Park, Northamptonshire. 'A business plan without a personal plan is pointless.' Fiona Pawley Fiona brings a unique perspective to leadership and management, drawing from her personal motorsport experience to help people learn how to better tap into their personal power, improve relationships, and establish themselves as leaders in their industry. With a focus on practical techniques and actionable strategies, Fiona’s coaching and training is a valuable resource for anyone looking to improve their leadership and management skills. Her aim is to provide a bespoke and enjoyable coaching or training experience, tailored for personal and business needs, helping individuals unleash their potential and make the key changes they need. Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or just starting out, the Inside Silverstone podcast is for you. So, tune in and let’s explore the world of business together.