Patrick Simms-VP of Manufacturing & Engineering

Patric has a record of innovative technical, operations, business development, and project management over a 50 year career including senior management positions at various companies. He has successfully scaled up and commercialized more than 15 agricultural and industrial biotech products which include ethanol, proteins, and small molecules. Patric is an experienced project manager, including design, construction, and has run various startups over a 50 year career, including two IPOs. He holds two patents, both of which were commercialized. Patrick has staffed, commissioned, led, and optimized operations of a 3000 ton/day corn sweetener and 65MMgpy ethanol facility.