AAI Leadership Team

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BARRY ROSENBAUM, Ph.D

CEO / Co-Founder / President

barry@uakron.edu

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KEVIN WHITE, Ph.D

COO / Principal Scientist

kevin@AkronAscent.com

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JOSH WONG, Ph.D, F.ASME, F.SPE

Co-Founder / CTO

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ELYSE BALL, J.D.

CFO / Secretary

elyse@uakron.edu

 

AAI Technical Team

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JEREMY VEILLETTE, J.D.

 
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REBECCA KUZNARSKY

Lead Product Developer

Rebecca@akronascent.com

 

Board of Advisors

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TOM WALTERMIRE

Strategic Advisor

— Former Chairman and CEO of PolyOne

— Former executive at BF Goodrich and The Geon Company

— Former CEO of Team NEO

— B.S. in Biological Sciences, The Ohio State University

— MBA, Harvard University

— Founding Chairman of Ohio Polymer Strategy Council

— Board Member of The Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Zoological Society, ideastream (PBS/NPR), Baldwin Wallace University

 
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DARRELL RENEKER, Ph.D

Technical Advisor

— Professor of Polymer Science and Director of Institute of Polymer Science at the University of Akron

— Regarded as key figure in stimulating world-wide interest in use of nanofibers by electrospinning; also coined term electrospinning and wrote most significant papers in field

— Former roles: Executive Secretary of Committee on Materials of White House Science Office; manager of Center for Materials Science at National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST); researcher at Dupont Company

— Ph.D in Solid State Physics, University of Chicago B.Sc in Electrical Engineering, Iowa State University