By Tracy Mayor
Kate Bergeron was unemployed, uninsured, and pregnant when she first interviewed at Apple — a situation that might not suggest the most intentional of careers.
Yet 17 years later, Bergeron is a vice president of hardware engineering, currently heading up Apple’s expanding footprint in audio. Along the way, she worked on some of the brand’s most iconic products.
As part of MIT Sloan’s Innovative Leadership Series, Bergeron recently shared some career insights with students, including her circuitous route to Apple engineer.