William Baum

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William Baum

Bill has been an independent consultant in the bio based chemicals and fuels industry, since 2014.  From 2010 to early 2014, Bill was Executive Chairman and Chief BD Officer at Genomatica, where he negotiated and closed major partner and licensing deals. He served on the Genomatica Board, 2006-2016. He has held a variety of executive positions both in the United States and internationally, serving the oil refining, petrochemicals and pulp & paper and chemicals industries.

Bill continues to be engaged as a business strategy and deal transaction consultant with a number of renewable and sustainable companies working in biofuels, bio based chemicals, agbiotech/biomass and human/animal nutrition.  Bill serves as a board director at Gevo Inc., a publicly traded biofuels company based in Colorado.  Bill holds a B.S. in Chemistry from Widener University.