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Title: Director
Company: North Carolina Food Innovation Center

Bill Aimutis is currently the inaugural Director for the North Carolina Food Innovation Lab managed by North Carolina State University on the North Carolina Research Campus in Kannapolis. Bill’s team [...]

Title: Application Development Manager
Company: DSM

A pioneer in biofuels process development, Rahul Basu has been a leader in developing processes for viable conversion of biomass into renewable energy. Basu’s many accomplishments include the startup and [...]

Title: Vice President, Process & Chemical Research
Company: ADM

Paul Bloom is vice president, Process and Chemical Research, at Archer Daniels Midland Company. In that role, he leads research efforts in process development and chemical research to help ADM [...]

Title: Professor & Associate Dean for Research
Company: University of Illinois - College of ACES

Dr. Germán Bollero assumed his position of Associate Dean for Research in the College of ACES and Director of the Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station in January 2018. An award-winning teacher [...]

Title: Commercial Manager
Company: BP

Patrick Grady is currently a Commercial Manager based at BP’s Integrated Supply and Trading headquarters in Chicago, IL. In this role Patrick is accountable for managing BP’s jet fuel supply, [...]

Title: Consultant
Company: Consultant

Chris has a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from UC Davis and a Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He is an accomplished Biochemical Engineer and Functional/Project manager, with 28 [...]

Title: Senior Vice President, Global Operations
Company: Tate & Lyle

Greg Hanselman is a Senior Manufacturing Executive at Tate & Lyle, focused on Food and Bioprocessing. Greg’s experience in agriculture began as a child growing up on a farm in [...]

Title: Vice President of Technology Development
Company: ICM

Steve Hartig has over 35 years of business leadership experience across bioenergy, specialty chemicals and specialty materials in industries including energy, automotive, electronics, telecommunications, biomedical and coatings. He has lived [...]

Title: Principal Scientist, R&D Leader for Grain Processing
Company: DuPont Industrial Biosciences

Dr. Pauline Teunissen is Principal Scientist and Research Leader for Grain Processing at DuPont Industrial Biosciences in Palo Alto, CA. In this role she is responsible for the development of [...]