Tom Smith graduated as a chemical engineer from the University of Illinois. He was a talented and quiet engineer, and began his career post-college at a consulting firm. He made good money and for the most part, he enjoyed his job. But he knew that deep down he wanted to do something different. Tom made a plan to exit his career as an engineer, and start a virtual business, allowing him to have the flexibility to work remotely while traveling. In this episode Tom shares how he took the leap, his experience as a young entrepreneur, and plans for the future.