John Westgarth

Founder & CEO of Plangea Inc.

Under a number of brands, Plangea designs and manufactures a variety of specialty products aimed at improving the lives of its customers. The company’s main products are UV protective apparel for kids, which help prevent skin cancer, and its line of winter apparel products for kids, which promotes outdoor play. Other brands include products for women’s fitness and health and protective products for pets. Prior to founding Plangea, John was President of Enerdyne Corporation, a computer hardware manufacturer, and VP of Marketing at both Gyyr and Westinghouse Corporations. John earned an MBA at Cornell University and holds a B.S. Finance degree from California Polytechnic University, SLO. John has 4 children – all EPI alum –. He and his family, including too many pets to count, reside in Carlsbad, CA.



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