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FoodGrads Podcast

Jun 7, 2023

In this episode we are covering the importance of energy consumption in the food sector, unique career paths for engineering graduates and working as part of a team. But we'll also go deeper on how to attend tradeshows as a student. 

Tanner Behrand, Manager of Funding and Expansion at Edgecom Energy.  Edgecom energy provides energy solutions for businesses in Canada. They help provide the data to help businesses understand their consumption and effects on the grid as well provide solutions that are all built into one portal. Tanner is passionate about environmnetal consciousness, becoming multifaceted in terms of his skill and raising the standard and quality of life worldwide.  


[2:08] What Edgecom Energy and Tanner’s role as a manager of funding and expansion

[3:30] Why industries don’t already have access to this information

[5:26] Organization’s that Edgecom Energy have helped and how

[15:06] How Tanner got into this role despite being an engineer by trade

[18:54] Why Tanner decided to become start off as a policy analyst

[23:45] How can food product developers think about the energy perspective in product development

[28:21] Becoming an expert in a field

[31:11] Skills Tanner picked up from transitioning between undergraduate and graduate degree 


Tanner Behrend