Executive Committee Adeana R. Bishop, Ph.D. ExxonMobil Research & Engineering Company Research and Development Support Services Manager Chairwoman, R&D Council Larry O’Connell IBM Vice President of Global Technical Leadership and Global TechLine Vice-Chairman, R&D Council Troy C. Sarich, Ph.D. Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC a Johnson & Johnson Company Vice President, Real World Evidence Immediate Past Chairman, R&D Council Michael H. Kress Merck & Co., Inc.
Vice President and Head, Global Process Chemistry
Secretary, R&D Council Donald Sebastian, Ph.D.
New Jersey Innovation Institute
President & CEO
Senior Vice-President for Technology and Business Development
President *** Rajiv Banavali Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies Chief Technology Officer James Barrood New Jersey Technology Council CEO & President Kurt Bettenhausen Siemens Corporation, Corporate Technology Senior Vice President & Automation & Control Technology Field Leader Lora Billings, Ph.D. Montclair State University Interim Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics Gary Buchanan, Ph.D. NJ Dept. of Environmental Protection Director, Division of Science, Research and Environmental Health Coleen Burrus Princeton University Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations Office of the Dean of Research Ray Carr U.S. Army ARDEC Combating Terrorism Technology Team Mario M. Casabona Casabona Ventures LLC
Founder and CEO Kathleen W. Coviello New Jersey Economic Development Authority
Director of the Technology & Life Sciences Division
State Representative, R&D Council Carl Decicco, Ph.D. Bristol-Myers Squibb Senior Vice President, Discovery Mo Dehghani, Ph.D. Stevens Institute of Technology Vice Provost for Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Nandu Deorkar, Ph.D. Avantor Performance Materials Vice President, Research & Development Ellen Ferguson Nokia Bell Labs Operations and Planning Lead Paul Hoffman Liberty Science Center President & CEO S. David Kimball, Ph.D. Rutgers University Associate Vice President, Research Commercialization Office of Research and Economic Development Alan J. Main, Ph.D. Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Executive Vice President, Pharmaceutical Research Shreekanth A. Mandayam, Ph.D. Rowan University Vice President for Research Mikhail Rodkin, Ph.D. BASF Vice President Refining Catalysis Research and Analysis Colleen E. Ruegger, RPh, PhD Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation Global Head Oral Pharmaceutical Development Kathleen Scotto,Ph.D. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey Vice Chancellor for Research, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences Jeffrey Stokes PSE&G Sr. Director-Power Generation for PSEG Fossil Michael Tocci, Ph.D. Kean University New Jersey Center for Science, Technology and Mathematics Associate Dean of Research Andrew Zwicker, Ph.D. N.J. Assemblyman, 16th Legislative District Princeton Plasma Physics Labs Head, Science Education Kim Case, Esq. R&D Council of New Jersey Executive Director