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Bryan Tracy

CEO and Co-Founder

White Dog Labs

Bryan Tracy is the CEO and co-founder of White Dog Labs (WDL), Inc. WDL is developing and commercializing biotechnology solutions for the production of sustainable chemicals, protein, food ingredients, animal nutrition additives and transportation fuels. Prior to WDL, Bryan co-founded and led Elcriton, Inc., a synthetic biology company that worked with many of the world’s largest chemical companies. Elcriton was founded with Eleftherios Papoutsakis and focused on clostridial solutions for biochemicals and fuels. Elcriton was acquired by WDL in 2014. Bryan’s expertise is in microbial engineering, bioprocess product development and commercialization of new technologies. He has managed numerous government grants from various US agencies and the Binational Industrial Research and Development Foundation in Israel, and served as a technology to market consultant for the Department of Energy ARPA-E. He is a founding member of the American Chemical Society Biochemical Technology Leadership Roundtable, board chair of the Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance, and previous board chair of the Forum for the Advancement of Minorities in Engineering (FAME). Outside of work, Bryan enjoys an active life with his wife Melissa and their two children Deirdre and Gabriel. Bryan received a BS in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering from North Carolina State University and a PhD in Chemical and Biological Engineering from Northwestern University.

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