Dave has an extensive background at technology companies that include a variety of roles at DuPont and Kraton Polymers. Prior to joining Modern Meadow, Dave spent over a decade at DuPont building and leading a variety of technology organizations that included manufacturing technology, process development, long and short-term chemical and biotechnology research organizations and bioactives strategy in corporate research and development. Dave was most recently the Chief of Staff for the Office of the Chief Science and Technology Officer at DuPont. Prior to DuPont Dave spent time at Kraton Polymers as a research scientist. He holds a PhD in Chemistry from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University.