How This Company Is Disrupting the Trucking Industry

The founder of a company that creates electric and hybrid powertrains for heavy trucks talks about building a business that challenges the status quo.

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Thomas Healy is the founder and CEO of Hyliion, which creates electric and hybrid powertrains for tractor-trailers that can augment or replace diesel- or gas-fueled powertrains. In this episode of #ThePlaybook, Healy talks with host David Meltzer about his lifelong passion for entrepreneurship, how his engineering background helps him run his business and what he does to maintain a work-life balance.

Healy discusses how he dreamed of following in his parents' footsteps and building his own company since he was a kid. He talks about his engineering background, and how it has equipped him with the tools to be an effective business leader and entrepreneur.

Healy talks about his strategy for finding the right mix of professional and personal during his company's period of rapid growth. He also talks about the opportunities available for disrupting the status quo of the trucking and transportation industry.

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David Meltzer

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Co-Founder of Sports 1 Marketing, Speaker, Author and Business Coach

David Meltzer, co-founder of Sports 1 Marketing and host of Entrepreneur's podcast, “The Playbook”, is a Top 100 Business Coach, global public speaker and three-time international best-selling author who has been honored by Variety as “Sports Humanitarian of the Year”.

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