Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

We're thrilled to announce that Intellex has acquired Expert by Big Village, effective March 22, 2024. This strategic move enhances our capabilities and strengthens our commitment to delivering exceptional solutions to our customers.

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Expert Details

Hygiene Sciences, Public Health Interventions and Infection Prevention

ID: 739172 Ohio, USA

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Expert is an innovative science leader with an established record of learning quickly, envisioning and designing studies, developing leverage able science and research, that has repeatedly resulted in significant business value (e.g., high impact scientific publications plus commercialized products with meaningfully differentiated claims, performance data and outcome evidence). Effective, proven communicator, with achievements that have coalesced colleagues, the scientific community, customers, thought leaders, regulatory and government entities. A proven scientist, strategist, influencer, and policy expert with the ability to research and market products in organizations ranging in size and complexity. A talented mentor + manager, having a track record in multiple organizations, attracting, recruiting, and mentoring large teams, establishing the infrastructure that has repeatedly resulted in accelerated performance and increased valuation. Committed to being adaptable, flexible, high integrity, helpful, hard-working, collaborative and results driven.

Expertise in hand hygiene, surface disinfection, antimicrobial products / technologies, infection prevention, public health, outcome studies, and publishing in peer reviewed literature. Expert has been a technical leader of Research and Development, Product Development and Science / Innovation for some great organizations in the industry. His current company has given him the opportunity to develop human, methodological, and technological research capabilities that result in the validation and successful commercialization of meaningful, superior products. His achievements have advanced the science + knowledge, helping the scientific community, customers, thought leaders, and government entities in making data driven / evidence based choices.

His previous employer has become a science leader and influencer in the skin care and hygiene marketplace, as they have researched, created, and marketed products that have become the top choice in the market today as their interventions have become the standard in Personal Care, Public Health, and Wellness businesses. Science success in turn has fueled profitability, continued R&D projects, and a positive culture. They attract, recruit, and mentor technical teams, and establish the infrastructure that has repeatedly resulted in accelerated, differentiated results.

• Scientific Strategy
• Research and Development
• Product Innovation
• Product Validation
• KOL (Key Opinion Leader / Thought Leader) Development
• Strategic Influencer
• Publishing and Publishing Results
• Market Capture Strategy
• Media Relations
• Team Development
• New Product Development
• Strategic Alliances
• Global Expansion Strategy
• Crisis Management


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1992 Degree: PhD Subject: Organic Chemistry Institution: UCLA (U. California at Los Angeles)
Year: 1987 Degree: BA Subject: Chemistry Institution: Carelton College

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2023 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Founder Department:
Provides consulting for growth-oriented organizations trying to solve problems with advanced science; typically with products and studies in the areas of personal care, skin science, public health, healthcare, infection prevention, hygiene, food safety &/or sustainability. Expert advises on technical approaches + project planning, presenting at conferences / publishing results &/or identifying key connections / potential collaborators with synergistic expertise.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2002 to 2023 Employer: GOJO Industries, Inc. Title: Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancments VP Department: Research and Development
Vice President, Hygiene Sciences and Public Health Advancements (2014 – Present):
Responsible for advanced study design, publication in peer-reviewed journals, presentation of results at technical conferences, editorial review of manuscripts, developing Academic KOL (Key Opinion Leaders) relationships, Public Health Organization relations and advancing products, policies and practices through evidence-based multidisciplinary science.

Vice President, Skin Care Science and Product Development (2012 – 2013):
40 employees with 8 direct. Expanded responsibility to include formulation chemists and process engineering, responsible for all new product development, including supply chain readiness and launches.

Vice President, Skin Care Science and New Technology (2009 – 2012):
30 employees with 6 direct. Responsible to lead skin, clinical, and microbiology science, analytical chemistry, drug stability, product development, new technology, global technical alliances, and new business.

Director, Skin Care Science and Technology (2004 – 2009):
25 employees with 5 direct. Responsible to Identify and develop science and technology to advance and enable differentiation.

Senior Scientist, Skin Care Science and Technology (2002 – 2004):
2 employees with 2 direct. Responsible for management of all skin care science clinical research studies (internally and with external CRO’s and outcome studies) and working with thought leaders.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1996 to 2002 Employer: Dial (now Henkel) Title: Director of Personal Care Product Development Department: Research and Development
Leadership of all Personal Care Product Development Activities. Prior to that promotion managed all Air Freshener Product Development. Started at Dial as a Senior Scientist in Laundry Product Development.

Director of Personal Care and Commercial Markets Product Development (2000 – 2002): $5M OPEX, $3M CAPEX, $500M Revenue Goal and 25 employees with 5 direct. Responsible for all product development efforts.

Manager (1998 – 2000): 8 employees with 4 direct. Retail body care development.

Manager of Air Care Product Development (1997 – 1998): $1.5M OPEX, $250k CAPEX, $100M Revenue Goal and 7 employees with 4 direct.

Senior Scientist to Development Leader Laundry Product Development (1996 – 1997): 2 direct employees, new product development + cost savings.

Product Innovation: Promoted by the GM for Personal Care business and tasked to create a hand soap with Triclosan as the active ingredient, to meet efficacy success criteria and future FDA OTC Monograph requirements. Partnered with Airspray and Deb on novel foaming pumps, supply chain to qualify new manufacturing, and marketing / sales to establish novel claims and data. Once the structure was in place, led award winning product launch, generating ~$10M in B2C new revenue the first year.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1992 to 1996 Employer: Clorox Company Title: Senior Scientist Department: Research & Development
Laundry Product Development science leader on patents and key projects.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Past and Current, Alphabetical Order:
American Chemical Society (ACS)
American Cleaning Institute (ACI)
American Contact Dermatitis Society (ACDS)
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
American Public Health Association (APHA)
American Society for Microbiology (ASM)
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC)
ASTM International (Standard Test Methods)
Building Owners & Management Assoc. (BOMA)
Dermal Clinical Evaluation Society (DCES)
Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC, ISSA division)
Household Consumer Products Assoc. (HCPA)
Healthcare Infection Society (HIS)
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
International Association for Food Protection (IAFP)
International Sanitary Supply Assoc. (ISSA)
International Society for Bioengineering and the Skin (ISBS)
International Society for Stratum Corneum Research (ISSCR)
Leapfrog Group (Patient Safety)
Personal Care Products Council (PCPC)
Partnership for Food Safe Education (PFSE)
Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC)
Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)
Society of Investigative Dermatology (SID)
Licenses / Certifications
Protection of Human Research Subjects / Protecting Human Research Participants Online Training and Certification as needed for collaborative studies.
Publications and Patents Summary
Patents: 70
Publications: 52

Fields of Expertise

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