Juliette MacKay


MBA, University of California Los Angeles

BS, Chemical Engineering, Rice University

15+ years in executive leadership and management roles

  • Pioneering leader with a scientific foundation and a business mind
  • Experienced in strategy, technical, operation, & project management roles
  • VP, Technology & Innovation, Cool Planet Energy Systems
  • Project Development Group Leader, ExxonMobil

Keith Vodrazka

Director of Business Development

MS, Entomology, University of Arkansas

BS, Biology, University of Arkansas

20+ years in US/Global Agribusiness roles

  • Director, Technical Services, Cool Planet Energy Systems
  • US Market Development, Plant Impact
  • Global Account Manager, Arysta LifeScience
  • Product Manager, Bayer CropScience
  • Business Development Manager, Bayer CropScience

Dr. Matthew Smith

Principal Scientist

PhD, Chemical Engineering, Washington State University, Dissertation — Characterization & Modification of Biomass Pyrolysis Chars for Environmental Applications

MS, Biological & Agricultural Systems Engineering, Washington State University

BS, Chemical Engineering, Washington State University

  • Proven Scientist from the lab to the field
  • Engineered Products Manager & Sr. Research Scientist, Cool Planet Energy Systems
  • Commercialization of pyrolysis & biochars

Bruce Brownell

Operations Director

BS, Manufacturing Engineering, University of California, Long Beach

Lean Six-Sigma Green Belt, Villanova

25+ years in progressive experience in production and plant management, process/project engineering, and maintenance/asset management.

  • Progressive leader driving a culture of safety & Lean Continuous Improvement
  • Experience in multi-plant management in global environments
  • Advocate for customers & operational excellence

Stephanie Gable

Commercialization Lead

MA, Strategic Communications, University of Missouri-Columbia

MBA Candidate, Murray State University

BS, Animal Science, University of Missouri-Columbia

Experienced Agricultural Business Executive

  • Account management, operations, human resources, marketing & communications
  • More than a dozen successful product launches
  • Domestic & international agribusiness experience