Emily Greenhagen | AIChE

Emily Greenhagen

Head of Deployment

Emily Greenhagen has 18 years of experience serving the bioeconomy, leading development and successful commercialization across a range of organisms and applications. She is currently serving as Transformation Lead for an internal company-wide initiative focused on scaling Ginkgo’s operations, and immediately prior served as Ginkgo’s Head of Deployment for five years, during which Ginkgo progressed eight products to commercial manufacturing. Prior to her work at Ginkgo, Emily contributed to strain engineering and fermentation process development across a range of products and organisms at Microbia (now DSM), and biofuels companies Qteros and Novogy. Emily holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from MIT, and helps to inform how we can best train the bioeconomy workforce of the future by serving on the external advisory board for Penn State’s Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology, and engaging in initiatives such as the World Economic Forum’s Accelerating the Biomanufacturing Revolution.