Dr. Alan R. Gould - Texas
Dr. Gould has over 25 years of accomplishment in agricultural biotechnology. Most recently he was Executive Vice President of Research and Technology for RiceTec, Inc., the company responsible for the first commercial introduction of hybrid rice into the US in 2000. Previously Dr. Gould was with Dow Chemical and its affiliates for over 12 years. He was Vice President of Research and Development for United AgriSeeds, Director of Agricultural Biotechnology and Plant Breeding for Dow Chemical Company, Director of Biotechnology and Plant Genetics for DowElanco, and Chief Scientist and Global Leader for R&D Strategy with Dow AgroSciences. Dr. Gould is considered an expert in transgenic plant technology, experienced in intellectual property portfolio development, "freedom-to-operate" pathways, and breeding program evaluation.
Alan Gould holds a B.Sc. in Biology from the University of Sussex and a Ph.D. in Plant Cell Genetics from Leicester University, in the UK. He is a graduate of the Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, and the Advanced Management Program for Agribusiness Managers.
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