From Inventor to Entrepreneur: PolarPro founder Jeff Overall

July 12, 2016

By Greg Scoblete

The PolarPro filter began as a circular piece of polarizing film that was hand cut and shipped by founder Jeff Overall through his “prehistoric” website. They have since matured to the machine-tooled models you see here.

When you picture a 20-something tech company founder who grabs hold of an idea in college and sees it to fruition, you’re probably envisioning the hacker type: hoodie-clad, hunched over a keyboard, face illuminated by the pale blue glow of a laptop. What you’re not likely to picture is Jeff Overall sitting dutifully at a kitchen table cutting out tiny...

To read the full story login, purchase 2-day access or subscribe.