Student Owned Businesses’ Success in Regional Competition

In this episode we talked with three Clarkson student-owned businesses who competed in the North County Regional Business Plan Competition: Palmer Technology, Garden Guardian, and ANA Smart Safety. Diving into the details and experiences they had starting their businesses, the three companies gave insight on the steps and processes they took to formulate and execute their business plans. Each company shares their road to success with their products and processes, and talked about their experience in the North County Regional Business Plan Competition.

Creating the Cores of Electronics with Joe Ferraro ’77

In this episode, we sat down with Joe Ferraro ‘77, President of Elna Magnetics. We talked to him about all the innovative ways his company manufactures ferrite cores for electronics companies, overcoming the challenges presented by the brittle material while keeping costs down for their customers. He also shared his commitment to educating the next generation of engineers through local programs he and his company sponsor. We hope you enjoy our conversation with Joe.