Mr. Leahey was a Founding Partner at Nidus Investment Partners, CEO at Venganza Inc., Director of Global R&D Contracts at Pfizer Inc, Director of the Technology Alliances Team at Monsanto, and Director of Technology at Washington University. Mr. Leahey has built numerous strategic alliances and successfully negotiated hundreds of technology licenses for over 30 pharmaceutical, agricultural and medical science companies.
Ellen Dierenfeld, PhD Scientific Advisor
Dr. Dierenfeld was the Director of the Wildlife Nutrition Center at the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Manager of the Global Sustainability Programs at Novus International, Inc. Dr. Dierenfeld has published over 120 articles on animal nutrition and sustainable agriculture and has co-authored the book, "Comparative Animal Nutrition and Metabolism". She received the PhD in animal nutrition from Cornell University.
Gregg Bogosian, PhD Scientific Advisor
Dr. Bogosian has extensive experience with fermentation-based processes for manufacturing a wide variety of products, including proteins, enzymes, and small molecules. Dr. Bogosian was formerly with Monsanto where he successfully launched several products during his 26 years with the company. He is the sole or lead inventor on over 30 issued patents and pending patents. Dr. Bogosian is currently Managing Member of a consulting company.
J Gary McDaniel, Business Advisor
Mr. McDaniel has 15+ years of strategic, operational, marketing, and financial leadership. He has built and led high-performance sales, marketing, and technical teams. Former CEO of Catacel Corp. & ABS Materials Inc.