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Join The Daily Transcript at as we pay tribute to San Diego's newest entrepreneurs and leading newsmakers. Our Young Influentials awards program highlights young entrepreneurs and successful business leaders who are the next generation of Top Influentials, San Diego County's young movers and shakers.

Tell us what Young Influential (45 and under) you think has made an impact in business, in the community or specific industry. The person you suggest can be a market leader, an entrepreneur or rising star. Tell us why you think this person should be included among the region's hottest newsmakers.

Young Influentials must currently reside in or be active in the San Diego County business community.

Young Influentials' Media

Chris Clark on creating a community out of shaping surfboards

May 7, 2012 -- Chris Clark, CEO of Shaper Studios and a Daily Transcript 2012 Young Influential, discusses how his business grew organically out of shaping surfboards for his family and friends.

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