Steven Ludmerer has a 35 year career building, growing, and improving the profitability, performance, and value of specialty chemical, advanced material, and consumer products businesses. For two decades at DuPont and Union Carbide, he launched such well-known products as Teflon® finishes for cookware, Reach® toothbrush, and Tychem® and Barricade ® protective apparel fabrics. After leaving the big chemical company world, Mr. Ludmerer led three technology-based entrepreneurial ventures: an immunoassay diagnostics company, an instrument company, and an electronic materials company. Steve is a 40-year member of AIChE, and is the 2003 recipient of Commercial Development and Marketing Association (www.cdmaonline.org) Golden C award for career achievement in building chemical industry business units. Steve is currently a consultant for emerging businesses and technologies with Foresight Science and Technology (www.foresightst.com) and his own firm, Ludmerer & Associates LLC (www.ludmerer.com). Steve holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from Northeastern University and an MBA from Drexel University.
Steve is also a Director and Treasurer at the Commercial Development and Marketing Association (CDMA).