Bryan has over 29 years of experience in the agribusiness, biofuels, fermentation and food processing industries. He has managed plant operations, engineering, research & development and business development. He is currently Vice President, Research & Technology for Intrexon, a publicly traded company specializing in synthetic biology applications for the energy, food, agriculture and pharmaceutical industries. Prior to Intrexon, He most recently was Chief Operating Officer for ZeaChem, as well as an Assistant Vice President at Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) where he managed their Biofuel and Food Security initiatives. He also served as the Chief Scientist for SAIC's Algae to Jet Fuel program. In addition to his time at SAIC, Bryan was an Assistant Vice President for GE Water & Process Technologies and had several senior manager positions at Cargill that included the design, construction and commissioning of a wet corn milling facility in Blair, Nebraska. Bryan has a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, an MBA from the University of Minnesota and is a registered professional engineer in the State of California.