IFIA & LLC Help Inventors in Product Development
IFIA and In The Now, LLC has entered into a bilateral cooperation by signing a Memorandum of Understanding to provide the opportunity of training on how to turn innovative ideas into viable products in the marketplace by organizing workshops alongside IFIA events and organizing online training courses.
In The Now, LLC is an entrepreneurial enterprise with a focus on engineering, consulting, mentoring students with the next steps in their careers and public speaking.
Margot Sandy, the Founder of In The Now, LLC is product development engineer and Amazon Bestselling Author. Previously, Margot was part of the Brookstone Lab as a Senior Mechanical Engineer after years of developing consumer products in cross-functional teams as a Product Development Engineer at Fisher-Price. In both positions, she gained nearly 10+ years’ experience with the inter-workings of public and private companies that had revenues of over 6 billion dollars and over 100 million dollars. In her roles at these companies she was responsible for developing consumer products in cross-functional teams (Marketing, Industrial Design, Packaging Engineers, Quality Engineers and Electrical Engineers) from product conception to production start.
Over the years, she has engaged in a range of engineering opportunities that span from traditional engineering in Rochester, NY to working at a Medical Device company in Sydney, Australia. The variety of experiences in addition to her diverse educational background at Rochester Institute of Technology (MS / BS Engineering) has allowed Margot to excel in Product Development and fueled her passion for learning and product creation.