Joel has been a long term visionary and respected leader in commercialization of industrial biotechnology. Joel is the President of Green Biologics Inc. where he is leading the development of the commercial platform in North America. This platform includes renewable n-butanol for use in the renewable chemical markets. Long term strategies include renewable downstream derivatives where n-butanol is a feedstock. Joel also serves as the President of Central MN Renewables LLC. This facility is an ethanol facility that will be repurposed for the production of n-butanol and will be the first commercial facility for Green Biologics in North America. Joel has previously been responsible for leading a number of industrial biotechnology and fuel ethanol businesses to startup and commercial success. Most notable was his tenure with ASAlliances Biofuels, Joel's accomplishments included the planning, construction, and startup of three 100 MMGPY fuel grade ethanol plants. Mr. Stone holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic University; and an M.S. in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.