Industry Advisory Board

The Industry Advisory Board provides counsel to MMB program staff pertaining to marketing and the curriculum.  

MMB Industry Advisory Board
Name Company Position

Geoff Bock

North Carolina State University Project Manager, Plant Science Initiative

Ben Buehrer



Jason Caplan

EnSolve Biosystems


Mike Carnes SBTDC Technology Commercialization Consultant

Martyn Darby

Affinergy Director of Research

Vivian Doelling

North Caroline Biotechnology Center Director, Business and Technology Director

Kristen Eads

GlaxoSmithKline Product Manager, Portfolio Strategy

Kathleen Kennedy

North Carolina Biotechnology Center (Retired) Former VP of Education & Training

Cedric Pearce



Giles Shih

BioResource International CEO

Michael Stocum

Inivata Limited CEO
Jacob Traverse Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Executive Director, Agtech