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Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective

Episode 50 - Ed Eynon (Part 1 of 3)

First of a three-part Ed Eynon miniseries! The former SLOC SVP of Human Resources and International Relations joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast, with a particular focus on the Frank Joklik era (recorded 16 July 2020).

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Show Notes:

First of a three-part Ed Eynon miniseries! The former SLOC SVP of Human Resources and International Relations joins the Salt Lake 2002 Retrospective podcast, with a particular focus on the Frank Joklik era (recorded 16 July 2020). A breakdown of the episode is below.

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WARM UP
00:27 - Greetings from SoCal!
02:13 - Air travel during COVID-19

PRELIMS
05:21 - The long journey to SLOC
07:58 - "Out of nowhere came a call"

QUARTERFINALS
10:48 - Starting in Phase 2
14:15 - Credit to those who laid the foundation

SEMIFINALS
16:33 - Foundations continued
19:06 - Ed's coattails into SLOC

FINALS
23:07 - Developing the HR strategy
25:59 - Building the "Best Games Workforce Ever!"

MIXED ZONE
29:44 - A diverse workforce
32:25 - Global recognition

COOL DOWN
33:35 - The pinnacle
35:15 - A special tape

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