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Richard from The United States is working to transform Minnesota by ‘uniting and improving technology.’.

Richard Blaalid is committed to discovering innovative solutions that help people and organizations across Minnesota thrive. With many years of experience in the technology and process improvement fields, he is ready to take on the challenge of uniting and transforming Minnesota. From roles as Director of Delivery, Senior Software Project Manager, Client Success Manager, Software Project Manager, Senior Field Engineer, Field Automation Engineer, Forensic DNA Scientist, Associate Partner, Project Lead, Development Manager, and Clientek, Blaalid is well-versed in the various ways technology and process improvements can help people or organizations. He looks forward to leveraging his knowledge to help bridge divides and create fulfilling solutions for Minnesotans.

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Richard's work aligns with 5 of the United Nations.
Sustainable Development Goals.

To end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all - Richard’s work contributes towards the 5 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

There is no point of United We Transform and working smart locally if we don’t connect to our wider humanity.

Richard will cut through "Minnesota Nice” by sharing ‘their’ personality.

This is an AI generated perspective of Richard’s personality. Research indicates accuracy of 95% for anyone with an online social presence.

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Richard tends to have an intense, but systematic approach and a focus on efficiency.


Richard is likely to buy into ideas that will help him work toward success, so get to your point quickly and tie your product or service directly back to a specific goal of his.

What comes naturally to Richard

  • Speaking very directly or bluntly

  • Getting frustrated if someone is late to a meeting

  • Telling others how they can improve performance


Richard is likely to be more forceful than most people. Communicate intentionally and concisely by addressing any of their concerns while avoiding unnecessary fillers or anecdotes.

When speaking to Richard

  • Be direct when you disagree

  • Stay focused on one point

  • Expect conversation to move quickly


Richard enjoys helping others be more efficient and effective. They love to lead others and often helps maintain order in every situation. They feel deeply motivated by measurable results and improved performance.

What motivates Richard

  • Leading the group

  • Producing results

  • Competition & winning


Richard 's attention is usually focused on the end goal. As things progress, they might need to be reminded to look up and interact with their team now and again. Instead of giving orders they should ask for opinions and feedback. Their colleagues may have to be extra assertive to make sure their opinions are heard.

When working with Richard

  • Produce measurable results

  • Stand up for yourself and your ideas

  • Expect some healthy competition

By publishing their virtual Fingerprint, allows others to get to know them a little better.

Richard’s Fingerprint is created by mining 100+ public websites to create an index of weighted terms from Richard’s online activity.

process improvements

new ways


Senior Software Project Manager

Client Success Manager

Senior Field Engineer

Field Automation Engineer

Forensic DNA Scientist

Associate Partner

Project Lead

Development Manager


process improvements

new ways


Senior Software Project Manager

Client Success Manager

Senior Field Engineer

Field Automation Engineer

Forensic DNA Scientist

Associate Partner

Project Lead

Development Manager


We share this information in order to break down silos, enable learning from others and empower collaboration across Minnesota.

A quick pause to thank our employers:

We can represent as individuals. But we also need to connect our companies, their products and budgets to transform….

How can we influence the media with our corporate budgets to make the changes necessary in our state?

Please check out my organizations website to see if it could serve yours.

Thank youCapillary North Americafor supporting United We Transform!

How can Richard extended network contribute to enhancing local efforts?

To collaborate better, we need to connect across silos. We need to connect better within silos. Often times the best answer is just a cubicle away that you never would have thought of. Sometimes it is an ocean away.

We are now simply providing people here to help you connect and be more successful in your career, but right now… for Minnesota!

Vincent Pecararo
Digital Transformation Leader, Department of Defense

Digital Transformation
Daycare Management

Contracting details
Concrete evidence



Colter Lease
Art Director, Creative Lead, theDifference Consulting

Art Direction
Spray Pain Art
Artificial Intelligence




Nathalia Luna
Solution Designer, theDifference Consulting

Data science
Design Thinking
Real Time Work

Remote Working
Real time feedback
Quick thinking



Jack Burgess
Facilitator, theDifference Consulting

Landscape Painting
Design Methodology

Rural settings
Artistic Influence
MGT Models
Low tech



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0/5 Unkown
1/5 No social presense
2/5 Very little or inaccurate social data
3/5 Has details but doesn’t post/share/comment often
4/5 Active and accurate
5/5 Social leader

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