Our friends at HVACR Business recently interviewed Mike Schwartz of Daikin Applied Americas.

1. Where are you from?
I’m from the Midwest originally. I went to Iowa State University on a football scholarship and earned my engineering degree there.

2. Where was your first job?
It was a company named BOHN, a commercial refrigeration and air conditioning company. I was offered a position in their management trainee program in their international department. My goal was to make it through that program and possibly get into international business, which intrigued me.

Read more of the interview here