A 7-minute excerpt from a long interview with Tom Workman, the founder of Syntex Analytical Instruments, Inc. (SAI), one of the first USA manufacturers of automatic 4-circly X-ray diffractometers for single-crystal X-ray crystallography. SAI later became Nicolet, then Siemens, and finally Bruker. The interview was conducted by Dr. A. I.Yanovsky specifically for the 2nd Struchkov meeting in San Diego, California, USA on October 6, 2018.