The Top 100 People in Bioenergy

October 11, 2010 |

1. Tom Vilsack, US Secretary of Agriculture
2. Jeff Broin, CEO, POET
3. Bob Dinneen, President, Renewable Fuels Association
4. Miguel Soldateli Rossetto, CEO, Petrobras Biocombustiviles
5. Jonathan Wolfson, CEO, Solazyme / Harrison Dillon, PhD, CTO
6. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy
7. Marcos Lutz, CEO, Cosan
8. Alan Shaw, PhD, CEO, Codexis
9. Marcos Jank, President, UNICA
10. Vincent Chornet, CEO, Enerkem / Esteban Chornet, CTO
11. Steen Riisgaard, CEO / Steen Skjold-Jørgensen, VP for R&D Biofuels, Novozymes
12. Philip New, CEO, BP Biofuels / Sue Ellerbusch, President, BP Biofuels America
13. Brent Erickson, VP Industrial Biotechnology, BIO
14. Jason Pyle, CEO, Sapphire Energy, Cynthia (C.J.) Warner, President
15. Mike McAdams, President,  Advanced Biofuels Association
16. Vinod Khosla, Managing Partner, Khosla Ventures
17. Jay Keasling, PhD, Professor,  UC Berkeley
18. Patricia Woertz, CEO, Archer Daniels Midland
19. John Melo, CEO, Amyris / CTO Neil Renninger
20. Paul Woods, CEO, Algenol Biofuels
21. Pat Gruber, PhD, CEO, Gevo / Jack Huttner, EVP Corporate Development and Public Affairs
22. Bruce Dale, PhD, Michigan State University
23. Jim Sayre, Senior MD, Cargill Ventures / Ian Purtle, Director of Sustainable Energy
24. Rich LaDuca, Genencor / Bjarne Adamsen, Danisco
25. Joe Skurla, CEO, DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol
26. Rob Vierhout, Secretary General, EBIO
27. Valerie Reed, DOE Biomass Program / Paul Bryan
28. Lee Edwards, CEO, Virent / Randy Cortright, PhD, CTO, Virent Energy Systems
29. Bill Sims, CEO, Joule Unlimited
30. Collin Peterson, Stephanie Herseth-Sandlin, Earl Pomeroy, US House of Representatives
31. Mary Rosenthal, Exec Director, Algal Biomass Organization
32. Bill Haywood, CEO, LS9
33. Chuck Grassley, John Thune, Jeff Bingaman, Tim Johnson, US Senators
34. Lisa Jackson, US EPA Administrator
35. Ray Mabus, US Secretary of the Navy
36. Barry Cohen, Executive Director, National Algae Association
37. Chris Somerville, PhD, Professor,  UC Berkeley Director, EBI
38. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO, Lanzatech / Sean Simpson CTO, founder
39. Joe Jobe, CEO, National Biodiesel Board
40. Rich Altman, Exec Director, CAAFI
41. Wesley Clark, Co-chairman, Growth Energy / Tom Buis, CEO
42. Jim Stewart, Chairman, Bioenergy Producers Association
43. Hugh Grant, CEO, Monsanto
44. Lee Lynd, PhD, Professor of Engineering, Dartmouth College
45. Alwin Kopse, Exec. Director, Roundtable on Sustainable Biofuels
46. Dan Adler, California Clean Energy Fund
47. Arnold Klann, CEO, Bluefire Ethanol
48. Nancy Young, VP, Environmental Affairs, Air Transport Association / John Heimlich Chief Economist
49. Riggs Eckelberry, CEO, OriginOil / Brian Goodall, PhD, CTO
50. Jose Olivares, PhD, Director, National Alliance For Advanced Biofuels and Bio-Products
51. Craig Venter, PhD, CEO, Synthetic Genomics / Emil Jacobs, VP R&D, ExxonMobil
52. Jim Dumesic, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
53. Jim Matheson, General Partner, Flagship Ventures / David Berry, PhD, Partner
54. Richard Hamilton, CEO, Ceres
55. John Doerr, Managing Partner, Kleiner Perkins
56. Steve Burrill, Managing Partner, Burrill & Co / John Hamer, PhD, Managzing Director / Roger Wyse, Managing Director / Greg Young, Managing Director
57. Bill Roe, CEO, Coskata / Wes Bolsen, CMO Coskata
58. Doug Cameron, CEO, Alberti Advisors
59. Tom Foust, PhD, NREL; Director,  National Advanced Biofuels Consortium
60. Al Darzins, PhD, NREL / Philip Pienkos, PhD
61. Robert Brown, PhD, Professor,  Iowa State University
62. Kristina Burow, Partner, ARCH Venture Partners / Bob Nelsen
63. Ganesh Kishore, PhD, CEO, Malaysian Life Sciences Fund
64. Stephen Mayfield, PhD, Professor,  UCSD
65. John McCarthy, CEO, Qteros / Kevin Gray, CTO
66. Javier Salgado, CEO, Abengoa Bioenergy
67. Fred Cannon, PhD, CEO, KiOR
68. Bill Glover, MD, Environmental Strategy Boeing
69. Tom Baruch, CEO, CMEA
70. Heather Brodie, CEO, Biofuels Association of Australia
71. David Aldous, CEO, Range Fuels
72. Jim Imbler, CEO, ZeaChem
73. Bryan Willson, CTO Solix / Doug Henson CEO
74. Bill Brady, CEO, Mascoma
75. Bill Lese, MD, Braemar Energy Ventures
76. Rick Wilson, CEO, Cobalt Technologies
77. Matti Lievonen, CEO, Neste Oil
78. Pramod Chaudhari, Executive Chairman, Praj Industries
79. Jack Oswald, CEO, SynGest
80. Bill Hagy, Director, USDA Director of Alternate Energy Policy / Dallas Tonsager, USDA Under Secretary for Rural Development
81. Lonnie Ingram, PhD, Professor,  University of Florida
82. Sean O’Hanlon, Executive Director, American Biofuels Council
83. Kirk Haney, CEO, SG Biofuels
84. Joanne Ivancic, Exec Dir, Advanced Biofuels USA
85. John Scott, CEO, PetroAlgae
86. Todd Taylor, Partner, Fredrickson & Byron
87. Rafaello Garofalo, Secretary General, European Biodiesel Board
88. Bliss Baker, MD, Global Renewable Fuels Alliance
89. Tim Cesarak, MD, Organic Growth Group, Waste Management
90. Philip Wolfe, CEO, UK Renewable Energy Association
91. Phil Bredesen, Governor of Tennessee / Kelly Tiller, CEO Genera Energy, Tim Rials, University of Tennessee
92. John Benemann, PhD, CEO, Benemann Associates
93. Brian Bilbray / Harry Teague  / Jay Inslee  / Dave Reichart / Mary Bono Mack, US House of Representatives
94. Bill Holmberg, ACORE Biomass Coordinating Council
95. Charles Wyman, Professor, UC Riverside
96. Gary Luce, CEO, Terrabon
97. David Tilman, PhD, Professor,  University of Minnesota
98. Michael Wang, Argonne National Laboratory
99. Hunt Ramsbottom, CEO, Rentech
100. Brian Foody, CEO, Iogen

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