Highlander Podcast
Brad Johnson - Former CFO of REI / Lands’ End & Director of the National Forest Foundation | Highlander Podcast

Brad Johnson - Former CFO of REI / Lands’ End & Director of the National Forest Foundation | Highlander Podcast

May 29, 2020

Brad Johnson, former CFO of REI and Lands' End as well as the former Director of the National Forest Foundation, shares his background working in senior leadership positions with both organizations, his time as an Aggie undergrad, and his current role teaching at Utah State University.

Connect with Brad on LinkedIn or by email at Brad.johnson@mailbag.com.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/bradley-johnson-3180b97/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross - “From Buckskin to Gore-Tex”  | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Dr. Rachel Gross - “From Buckskin to Gore-Tex” | Highlander Podcast

May 26, 2020

Dr. Rachel Gross, professor of history and gear historian, shares her insights on the history of the outdoor industry from the buckskin era to modern day. Dr. Gross brings a unique perspective looking at the outdoor industry within the larger context of historic events.

Read more of Dr. Gross’s work on her website:

https://rachel-gross.com/

You can also find Dr. Gross on Twitter.

https://twitter.com/rachelsgross

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

Visit us at Highlandermag.com.

Follow Aggie Radio for more great news, content, and other podcasts at aggieradio.com and make sure to follow Highlander on Instagram and Facebook

The Highlander Podcast is sponsored by the Outdoor Product Design & Development program at Utah State University, a four year, undergraduate degree training the next generation of product creators for the sports and outdoor industries.

Learn more at https://opdd.usu.edu/

Jeanine Pesce - Founder / Creative + Editorial Director of RANGE | Highlander Podcast

Jeanine Pesce - Founder / Creative + Editorial Director of RANGE | Highlander Podcast

May 22, 2020

Jeanine Pesce, Founder / Creative and Editorial Director of RANGE shares how she built this incredible creative agency, her work in trend forecasting, and her insights into the future of work due to COVID.

Keep up with Jeanine on Instagram and LinkedIn.

https://www.instagram.com/depescemode/

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanine-pesce-53b2836/

Follow RANGE on their website, https://thisisrange.com/ and on social media, @thisisrange.

https://www.instagram.com/thisisrange/?hl=en

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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History of Gear Series: Holubar

History of Gear Series: Holubar

May 18, 2020

Bruce "Old Gear" Johnson, an outdoor industry and gear historian shares his insights into the founding of Holubar and the influence of two of the industry's two great pioneers, Roy and Alice Holubar.

Learn more about Holubar at: http://www.oregonphotos.com/Holubar1.html

Learn more about at: https://opdd.usu.edu/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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Dave Gibson - Industrial Designer / Dave Gibson Creative - Freelancing in the age of COVID | Highlander Podcast

Dave Gibson - Industrial Designer / Dave Gibson Creative - Freelancing in the age of COVID | Highlander Podcast

May 15, 2020

Dave Gibson is an industrial designer and owner of Dave Gibson Creative, a product design studio focused on outdoor product design as well as a faculty member teaching at Wenzhou-Kean University. We talk with Gibson about his life and work currently, working and teaching in China, and freelancing tips in the age of COVID.

Keep up with Dave on Instagram, LinkedIn and at his website!

https://www.linkedin.com/in/davebgibson/

https://www.instagram.com/davegibsoncreative/

http://www.davegibsoncreative.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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History of Gear Series: The Yak Works / Rivendell Mountain Works | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: The Yak Works / Rivendell Mountain Works | Highlander Podcast

May 11, 2020

Don Wittenberger, founder of the Yak Works and owner of Rivendell Mountain Works and Eric Hardee (RMW) talk about these historic brands, their influence of soft pack design, and their impact on the industry.

Learn more about the Yak Works and Rivendell Mountain Works on Bruce Johnson’s History of Gear website.

Correction: Wittenberger misspoke on the podcast and said the original name of the Yak Works was Wilderness Experience when he meant to say, Wilderness Outfitters.

http://www.oregonphotos.com/Yak1.html

http://www.oregonphotos.com/Rivendell-1.html

Rivendell products are still sold at:

https://www.rivendellmountainworks.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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Alex Adema, President / CEO of DPS Skis | Impact of COVID-19 on the ski industry and US manufacturing | Highlander Podcast

Alex Adema, President / CEO of DPS Skis | Impact of COVID-19 on the ski industry and US manufacturing | Highlander Podcast

May 7, 2020

Alex Adema, CEO of DPS Skis in Salt Lake City joins the podcast to talk about the state of the industry amid COVID-19, manufacturing in Utah, and how the company has pivoted to manufacturing PPE equipment for frontline healthcare workers.

Connect with Alex on Linkedin.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaadema/

Learn more about DPS Skis on their website.

https://www.dpsskis.com/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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Watch more great conversations on YouTube!

https://youtu.be/lPXWeUAkxyQ

 

History of Gear Series: Alan Wenker - Vintage Backpack Collector

History of Gear Series: Alan Wenker - Vintage Backpack Collector

May 4, 2020

Alan Wenker, backpacking enthusiast and collector, joins the podcast to talk about the evolution of packs over time, his love for the outdoors, and why backpacks.

Follow Alan on Instagram at:

https://www.instagram.com/otisthecamper/?hl=en

Watch our conversation as well on YouTube:

https://youtu.be/dCqyf2lJadI

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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John Acevedo, Principle Design Ambassador, Under Armour | Highlander Podcast

John Acevedo, Principle Design Ambassador, Under Armour | Highlander Podcast

May 1, 2020

John Acevedo, Principle Design Ambassador at Under Armour joins the conversation to talk about his role in setting creative culture at UA, the state of the company and industry during COVID, and how to stay creative in these times.

Connect with John Acevedo.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/john-acevedo-10b90053/

For more conversations with outdoor movers and shakers, subscribe wherever you get podcasts including on Spotify, iTunes, Podbean, or each Sunday at 4 pm (MT) on Aggie Radio, 92.3 FM in beautiful Cache Valley, Utah.

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History of Gear Series: Gerry Mountain Sports | Highlander Podcast

History of Gear Series: Gerry Mountain Sports | Highlander Podcast

April 27, 2020

Gerry and Ann Cunningham, pioneers of the outdoor industry, had a lasting impact on the history of gear and the outdoors through the founding of Gerry Mountain Sports. Bruce Johnson shares his insight and research into this influential couple and how they ushered in the modern outdoor industry with high quality, performance gear.

Read more about Bruce and the History of Gear Project.

The revived Gerry brand can be found here.

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