Chemical Engineers as Entrepreneurs: Amy Beaird of Helicon Chemical Co. Shares Insights

As part of ChEnected's interview series at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, Henry Uyeme, CEO of Intrida, sat down with Amy Beaird, Lead R&D Chemical Engineer at Helicon Chemical Company, to talk about chemical engineering careers that focus on entrepreneurial ventures.

In the video above, Amy discusses her own career path, which includes working with startups ranging from Internet companies to rocket propulsion. In her current position, she is part of an effort to develop next-generation rocket fuel. In addition to discussing her own experiences, Amy offers important tips for young chemical engineers and chemical engineering students who are considering entrepreneurial careers.