With its vibrant startup community and universities, Long Island is home to incredible technological innovation, and this episode spotlighted some of its gems. Dr. James Hayward, President & CEO of Applied DNA Sciences, demonstrated that he is the rare scientist who understands business and how to commercialize inventions. With Applied DNA, he’s cleaning up and securing the supply chain, protecting both brands and consumers. You won’t want to miss his inspiring story of rising from helping out at his parents’ deli in Queens as a kid to leading a groundbreaking public company today. Marty Schmitt and Kevin Edwards of Flexible Systems then addressed the darker side of technology with their focus on keeping the business community safe from cyber criminals.