I am a chemical engineer and entrepreneur with experience in process and product development, engineering design, scale up, and commercialization in the industrial biotech and food tech sectors. My professional work has ranged from small molecules to proteins with applications spanning sustainable chemicals, fuels, materials, and foods. I am currently CTO and Co-Founder of Miraculex, a startup company focused on making protein sweeteners and products. Prior to Miraculex, I served in technical leadership roles at Amyris, Bolt Threads, and Hampton Creek. I earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. from UC Berkeley.
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