Shawn Feist is a Senior Research and Development Leader in Engineering and Process Science, Core R&D for The Dow Chemical Company where he is responsible for driving the process development and implementation of new products and processes across numerous Dow businesses. He is also responsible for leading the external technology and university portfolio for Engineering and Process Science. Prior to that, Feist was a Business Development Manager for The Dow Chemical Company’s Water and Process Solutions (W&PS) business where he was responsible for new business development activities relating to W&PS’s global application growth areas, spanning a number of water and other separation-driven markets.
Additionally Feist has held several other positions leading activities in R&D, Manufacturing and Engineering, Six Sigma, and Mergers and Acquisitions. He has implemented several new technologies within Dow and is the author of 15 patents and patent applications. Feist holds a Bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Minnesota and is a certified Six Sigma Black Belt.