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Casper Holst Algren is Head of Marketing & Business Development at Novozymes North America. As an experienced global leader with a passion for biotechnology, life science and sustainability, he has a demonstrated ability to deliver high impact in various roles within Marketing, Sales, Supply Chain Management and Sourcing. Casper received a Master degree from Copenhagen Business School, academy profession in biotechnology and executive leadership education from INSEAD.
Steve is VP of Business Development at NXTLEVVEL Biochem - a commercial scale manufacturer of next generation biomass derived chemicals, with world leading technology in bio-solvents based on levulinic acid. Steve has been involved in the specialty chemicals industry for over 30 years. During his career he has held leadership positions in Business Management, Technology Management, International Sales Development, Application Engineering, and Product Development.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology, and a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from Wichita State University.
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Sourabh Sharma is head of digital marketing at FIG or out, a digital marketing and PR company that works across various verticals including tech, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. He is a seasoned marketer with a background in brand management, creative direction, digital marketing, social media and management consulting, having worked with multinationals and small businesses to deliver high impact growth. He also has a lifestyle portal 3FS Lifestyle, alongside a travel platform and an apparel brand. He has been published in the NY Times, Allure, GCI Magazine, Quirks, Yahoo!, and more, and has been keynote at conferences and a judge at brand competitions. Sharma has undergraduate engineering and business degrees and MBA from the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and the Rotterdam School of Management.
Gwen spearheads brand creation, including branding and product design, product development, and production. Whether customers are doing their laundry, cleaning their homes, or organizing their belongings, Gwen is obsessed with identifying new and innovative ways to improve their experience of home keeping. Gwen identifies and oversees collaborations with top artisans, textile scientists, and fragrance houses, who help realize the company’s vision. She develops visual and written materials, and is also involved in communications across all of The Laundress’ channels. Gwen is dedicated to creating a brand experience that fulfills the company’s commitment to caring for its customers, the things they love, and the planet.
Josh Winters is a Research Analyst at Euromonitor International specializing in consumer markets.
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