:: Spotlight: John Swyers

Posted: April 15, 2013

From Semiconductors to Native Plants – John Swyers Launches a Second, Green Career

John Swyers graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a bachelor’s of science in physics in 1983. He then spent more than twenty years in Austin’s semiconductor industry, before deciding that it was time for a change.

John went back to school to earn the Business Foundations Certificate (BFC) and launch a second career blending his love for native plants with his knowledge of lean manufacturing principles.

In this video, John discusses the value that the BFC provides to anyone considering a second career.

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