Clarkson Ignite Podcast

Clarkson University Ignite Podcast

The Clarkson Ignite Podcast brings diverse voices from across Clarkson’s campus together to record inspiring content. Our hope is that Ignite Podcast listeners learn something new and valuable each episode. For the latest episodes and content, click here.

Latest Episodes

Ignite Masterclass Series

The Ignite Masterclass Series provides students, faculty, and staff with the unique opportunity to learn from expert practitioners in various fields. Each masterclass is a 4-hour, in-depth workshop on topics ranging from Design for Sustainability to Negotiations and Leadership. Speakers have included Clarkson Trustees and Alumni, local experts, and industry leaders. 

Design for Sustainability

Kevin Hagen ‘83
Vice President
Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Strategy 

Iron Mountain 

Design for Accessibility

John Mannisto
Technical Leader 
Simulation Driven Engineering

DEKA Research

Innovation Mindset 

Lisa Napolione ‘87
Sr. Vice President
Global R&D 

The Estée Lauder Companies
&
Dr. Simoon Cannon ‘97
Chief Executive Officer 
Melanina Organics

Negotiations

Mike Zagrobelny 
Labor Relations Specialist
New York State United Teachers (NYSUT)

Clarkson Board of Trustees member Lisa Napolione '87, vice president at Estee Lauder Companies, leads an Ignite Masterclass for Clarkson innovation students.