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John R. Shaw


Itaconix plc

Mr. Shaw has led successful chemical technology product and company launches for over 30 years. He co-founded Itaconix Corporation with Dr. Yvon Durant in 2008 and leads its corporate and commercial development efforts as CEO of Itaconix plc. An active advocate of sustainability, he is chair of BIO's Renewable & Specialty Chemicals Working Group. Prior to starting Itaconix, John founded and led Kensington Research to provide new product and business management to chemical and medical technology companies. He also worked previously for McKinsey & Co., Corning, Glaxo SmithKline, Westaim Biomedical, and Mitek Systems. Mr. Shaw holds a BA from Pomona College and an MBA from Harvard University.

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