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31-12-2013
Beta Renewables CEO Guido Ghisolfi in the “Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy”
In Florida, US Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack headed the “Top 100 People in the Bioeconomy” as voted by the readers of The Digest and the publication’s editorial board.
Vilsack was followed in the top 10 by Solazyme’s CEO Jonathan Wolfson; POET’s Jeff Broin and Jeff Lautt; LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, Advanced Biofuels Association president Mike McAdams, BIO’s Industrial & Environmental section head Brent Erickson, Beta Renewables CEO Guido Ghisolfi, Genomatica CEO Christophe Schilling; Renewable Fuels Association chief Bob Dinneen; and DuPont Industrial Biosciences chief Jim Collins.
This year, the Digest recognized a complete Top 300 for the first time, in recognition of the vast number of write-in votes and the distributed nature of the voting, in which more than 400 individuals received votes in the poll.