Xun Wang PHD.
President and CEO
Dr. Wang, President and CEO, is the most experienced technology executive in the algae industry and most recently was head of bioscience technologies at Reliance Industries Ltd (a global Fortune 100 company), and CTO at Sapphire Energy Inc. Dr. Wang has been a board member of Algae Biomass Organization since 2016.
Prior to that Dr. Wang had an over 18-year successful career in leading agriculture companies. Dr. Wang was the President of Syngenta China, the Biotech Research and Technology Head of Syngenta in North Carolina RTP, the Founder and a Director of Novartis Agricultural Discovery Institute in San Diego, and Research Manager of Corn Genomics in Pioneer Hi-Bred International, in Johnston Iowa.
Dr. Wang is author or co-author of over 50 patents, published over 20 international peer-reviewed research articles. Dr. Wang earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Biophysics from Iowa State University, and a BS in Chemistry and a MS in Biochemistry from Jilin University, China.