| Ron Pierantozzi, Ph.D.
Senior Technology Advisor
Over twenty years with Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. where he held positions including Director, Adsorption Technology Center; Director, Industrial Chemicals Technology; Director Business Development, Chemical Group; and Director, New Business Development, Corporate Development Office, where he launched new business initiatives in nanomaterials, renewable energy, novel gas generators, food services, conducting polymers and remote asset monitoring services. Inventor with thirty-two U.S. patents and author of twenty publications. A lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business where has taught various courses since 2005 including an advanced special projects class on technology commercialization, Introduction to Entrepreneurship, Creation of Entrepreneurial Ventures and New Venture Initiation. Has also taught at Columbia University, RPI, and other universities. B.A. in Chemistry from Temple University, Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from Pennsylvania State University and is a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Delaware.