Category: 5-Minute Guide

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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4 minutes with…Sam Jackson, VP, Business Development, Genera Energy

4 minutes with…Sam Jackson, VP, Business Development, Genera Energy

November 13, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Genera Energy Inc. supplies biomass feedstocks for the advanced biofuels, biopower, and biochemical industries, offering customized biomass supply solutions ranging from full service energy crop production and turnkey supply chains to managing biomass supply as a service. Tell us about your role and […]

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4 minutes with…Chad Joshi, CEO, Altranex Corporation

4 minutes with…Chad Joshi, CEO, Altranex Corporation

November 12, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Altranex is a developer and marketer of bio-based chemicals including high-quality renewable lubricating base oil, marine fuels, and chemicals for the polymers/plastics industry. Our base oil have higher viscosity index and purity than oils on the market today thereby improving fuel economy in […]

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4 minutes with…Mark Beemer, CEO, Aventine Renewable Energy

4 minutes with…Mark Beemer, CEO, Aventine Renewable Energy

November 11, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Aventine is a $1 billion corn processing company using three different technologies of both corn wet milling and corn dry milling to produce over 320 million gallons of ethanol, yeast, Dried distillers grain, corn gluten feed, corn gluten germ, corn oil, and captured […]

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4 minutes with…Corinne Young, Chief Advocate, re:chem

4 minutes with…Corinne Young, Chief Advocate, re:chem

November 9, 2014 |

Tell us about your organization and it’s role in the advanced bioeconomy. Launched in 2013 by an elite group of global leaders, re:chemTM was born out of necessity to spearhead US policy for rapid deployment of the renewable chemical industry and resultant cross sector manufacturing growth. Re:chem has emerged as the go-to sector voice (distinct, […]

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