Category: 5-Minute Guide

4 minutes with…Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell

4 minutes with…Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell

November 26, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. focuses on chemical product regulation, including renewable and biobased products regulated under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), emerging chemical product technologies (bio, nano, and synthetic biology), and related international chemical regulatory programs. Tell us about your role and […]

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4 minutes with…Karl Seck, President, Mercurius Biorefining

4 minutes with…Karl Seck, President, Mercurius Biorefining

November 25, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Mercurius is on a mission to develop and commercialize our liquid phase catalytic process that efficiently converts any biomass into drop-in, hydrocarbon jet fuel and diesel as well as green chemicals. The technology is called REACH which stands for Renewable Acid-hydrolysis Condensation Hydrotreating, […]

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4 minutes with…Graham Noyes, Attorney, Keyes, Fox & Wiedman; Acting Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

4 minutes with…Graham Noyes, Attorney, Keyes, Fox & Wiedman; Acting Executive Director, Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

November 24, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. KF&W is a boutique law firm dedicated to renewable energy, distributed generation and low carbon fuels. EQ Research is our research arm and provides tailored legislative, regulatory, and incentive tracking services. My practice focuses on the bioenergy sector, fuel regulations, and policies that […]

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4 minutes with…Ben Thorp, Chairman, Bioenergy Deployment Consortium

4 minutes with…Ben Thorp, Chairman, Bioenergy Deployment Consortium

November 23, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. BDC role is to track, validate, and evaluate deployments and business strategies that promote the bio economy by gaining more value from biomass. Tell us about your role and what you are focused on in the next 12 months. BDC is a member […]

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4 minutes with…Rich Altman, Executive Director Emeritus, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative, CAAFI

4 minutes with…Rich Altman, Executive Director Emeritus, Commercial Aviation Alternative Fuels Initiative, CAAFI

November 20, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. CAAFI represents Commercial Aviation Supply chain end customers seeking to support their goals in establishing a sustainable supply of jet fuel to meet its carbon neutral growth 2020 goals. In partnership with the U.S. Military we represent the cutting edge of sustainable transportation […]

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4 minutes with…Heather Youngs, Senior Fellow, Energy Biosciences Institute and Executive Editor, Bioenergy Connection

4 minutes with…Heather Youngs, Senior Fellow, Energy Biosciences Institute and Executive Editor, Bioenergy Connection

November 19, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. The Energy Biosciences Institute explores the application of biology to the energy sector. We have a commitment to improving sustainability of energy systems and bringing modern science to the public discourse on the future of energy. Tell us about your role and what […]

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4 minutes with…Tim Lust, CEO, National Sorghum Producers

4 minutes with…Tim Lust, CEO, National Sorghum Producers

November 18, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. National Sorghum Producers is concentrated on the policy side of the advanced bioeconomy and how it affects sorghum – grain, sweet and biomass. Sorghum is a very sustainable feedstock, and our goal is to achieve policy that recognize sorghum’s benefits in this sector. […]

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4 minutes with…Peter Brown, Founder, FFA Fuels and Euromarketingtools.com

4 minutes with…Peter Brown, Founder, FFA Fuels and Euromarketingtools.com

November 18, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. What my partner and I have done is look at the present pricing structure and ROI of existing renewable energy hardware and found better and cheaper solutions. For example, existing biodiesel processors were being sold in $15 million per 20 million gallon units, […]

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4 minutes with…Joy Montgomery, CEO, Structural Integrity

4 minutes with…Joy Montgomery, CEO, Structural Integrity

November 15, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. I help American Companies keep Customers by identifying and prioritizing actions that will get the best results. I’m the Western Region Mentor Chair for the Cleantech Open, the world’s largest accelerator for clean technology startups. In 2015, I’ll be the Western Division/National Alumni […]

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4 minutes with…Leo Manzer, CEO, Catalytic Insights

4 minutes with…Leo Manzer, CEO, Catalytic Insights

November 13, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Consulting in the renewable fuels and chemicals space. Have worked with numerous VC firms to fund start-up companies. Significant experience with patents (personally have >150 US patents) and have served as an expert witness for a company litigating at the ITC. Founded and […]

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