Joel Stone, MCE
Fermentation, Biobased Materials, Biofuels, Food Ingredients, Enzymes, Strategic Planning, Synthetic Biology, Regenerative Agriculture
Joel is a leader in commercializing industrial biotechnology and synthetic biology. He is an accomplished executive, having held leadership roles at a number of start-up companies delivering new businesses and technologies during the past 40 years. He is also an original member of the Biofuels Digest Wolfpack due diligence team. Joel’s expertise includes strategic planning, project development, organization development, due diligence, design and construction, fermentation design, process development, technical transfer, troubleshooting, process analysis, optimization, cost reduction, downstream recovery, plant startups, scale-up/scale-down planning, and commercial product deployment. Joel provides services for fermentation and downstream recovery to develop and commercialize biotechnology products including leadership for advanced technology clients in renewable chemicals, biochemicals, biofuels, agricultural materials, and biobased ingredients for food, fragrance, and consumer products.
Joel is a thought leader in the convergence of synthetic biology with regenerative agriculture and an advocate for regenerative agriculture solutions for climate restoration. Joel has an M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering. He serves on multiple company and organization advisory boards. He has twice been listed in Biofuels Digest’s Top 100 in the Bioeconomy. In 2019 he was selected as the inaugural “Champion for Industry” award from Thomas.net. Contact Joel.