Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Tire Materials, Chemical Processes, Patents, Rubber Compounding

ID: 739745 Ohio, USA

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Expert has worked in the tire industry for over 30 years in both a compounder capacity and in the chemical division of Goodyear. His primary focus has been on developing new technology and managing technical programs involving new technology. He has over 50 US patents and numerous foreign patents. He is the recipient of the Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award for Lifetime Achievement in rubber technology.

He has extensive experience with intellectual properties and has helped negotiate and draft Joint Development agreements for approval by attorneys. He has also written patents for approval by attorneys. He managed the polymer development group at Goodyear which developed new solution, emulsion, and suspension polymers for various markets. He served on the solution polymer business team which developed strategy for and managed the business.

Specialties: Polymer synthesis, structure property relationships in polymers, intellectual property, rubber compounding, chemical synthesis, oxidation experience - especially with molecular oxygen


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 1979 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Physical Organic Chemistry Institution: The Georgia Institute of Technology
Year: 1975 Degree: BS Subject: Chemistry Institution: University of Houston

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to 2022 Employer: Kengos Title: Scientific Advisor Department:
- Developed rubber formulas for a unique shoe sole.
- Worked with founders on raw materials for all natural shoes.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to 2022 Employer: Kengos Title: Director of R&D Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2017 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Principal Department:
- Consultant to polymer, and tire materials industry.
- Expert in rubber compounding, raw materials used in the tire and rubber industry, hydrocarbon resins, and chemical processes especially polymerization processes.
- Worked in all areas of IP for over 20 years.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2011 to 2018 Employer: Cooper Tire & Rubber Title: Principal Chemist/ Research Scientist Department: Advanced Technology
- Managed Cooper Guayule program
- Assisted with patents
- Rubber compounding for new technology
- Developed outside relationships - i.e. work to establish a method to produce polymers in an outside lab
- Explored technology which will make a major change in Cooper process and potentially the tire industry.
- Project manager for $6.9 MM NIFA grant to develop tires from guayule.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2007 to 2011 Employer: Florida College Title: Professor Department: Chemistry
- Taught all levels of Chemistry at the college
- Developed relationships with outside universities to provide opportunities for FC students to work with equipment not available at the college
- Provided expertise in helping the college meet environmental obligations regarding chemicals
- Assisted in developing the justification for a science arm of a liberal arts degree.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2007 Employer: Cooper Tire & Rubber Company Title: Advanced Chemist Department:
- Developed new concepts in tread compounding.
- Worked with Purchasing group to develop Polymer supplier strategy
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2003 to 2005 Employer: Riba Fairfield Title: Vice President Department:
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2003 Employer: Solvay Engineering Polymers Title: Manager of New Technology and Labs Department: Advanced Technology
- Developed new materials for use in automobile facia
- Developed new markets for Solvay Engineered Products
- Managed all Solvay Engineering Polymers Laboratories
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1979 to 2001 Employer: Goodyear Chemical Division Title: Principal Chemist Department: Several
- Worked with Hydroquinone plant to develop new products.
- Developed new rubber chemicals for the tire industry.
- Managed the new polymer development program.

Career Accomplishments

Awards / Recognition
- Chairman's award
- Chairman's award
- Melvin Mooney Distinguished Technology Award

Fields of Expertise

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