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Speaker

Roger Wyse, PHD

MANAGING PARTNER, SPRUCE CAPITAL PARTNERS
San Francisco, California, United States
Dr Wyse is the cofounder of Spruce Capital Partners the co-manager of the Malaysia Life Sciences Capital Fund ($162 M) and the MLS Capital Fund II ($150 M). MLS Capital Fund is actively investing in Biogreentech sector (Agriculture, food feed, nutrition and renewable chemicals.

He is founder and Co-Chairman of the $162M Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund and serves on the International Advisory Panel for Biotechnology (BioIAP) for the Prime Minister of Malaysia. He is also a member of the Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council for Malaysia. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the EU based Knowledge Economy Network (KEN). He serves on the Board of the Industrial & Environmental Section of BIO. Dr Wyse chairs or serves on numerous boards of private companies.

He has over 30 years of experience as an internationally recognized scientist and as a Dean at two major research universities; Rutgers and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Immediately prior to joining Burrill & Company.

In recognition of his research accomplishments he received the prestigious Arthur Flemming Award in 1982 as the Outstanding Young Scientist in the US Federal Service. He was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Crop Science Society of America and The American Society of Agronomy. He also served as a consultant to numerous Fortune 500 companies.
Speaking In
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM (EDT)
Monday, September 21
Entrepreneurs and their start-ups keep the bioeconomy vibrant. Meet the 2020 BIO IMPACT Start-Up…
Interactive Online Session
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (EDT)
Tuesday, September 22
We will hold a roundtable discussion following USDA's presentation to enable a broad range of…
Interactive Online Session