That's funny, because Silicon Valley is the "Thruway Corridor of Tech"

From a Businessweek profile of Hamdi Ulukaya, the billionare owner of the upstate-based Chobani (and UAlbany grad), on the crazy fast growth of his yogurt empire: "He told [staffers] that if they detected unwelcome changes in him, they had his permission to punch him in the face. 'I was serious,' he says." Also: an accompanying infographic declares upstate the "Silicon Valley of Yogurt." [via @thomaskaplan] Earlier: Upstate is yogurt country

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