January 2013: Bob Folkestad An Engineer Tells Tales of His Transition to Entrepreneur


Bob FolkestadFolkestad, whose company, from humble digs on Des Moines’ near northeast side has developed a clientele and reputation with global reach in the radio frequency remote control electronics industry, shared some hard earned lessons from the unique perspective of an engineer/designer whose career path required him to transform himself into the business person he was unprepared to become. A path that BIZ Executive Director Mike Colwell, in his introduction of Folkestad, noted is becoming more commonly traveled.

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