Wisconsin State Journal: Virent moves biofuels closer to market as new CEO takes over

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This Wisconsin State Journal article is about Virent, a company that grew out of research by James Dumesic, Ernest Micek Distinguished Chair in chemical and biological engineering, and CBE alumnus Randy Cortright.

If Madison-based Virent‘s biofuels are going to fill the tanks of cars and airplanes, it will be up to Stacey Orlandi to drive the company there. Orlandi, 45, took over as chief executive of Virent, 3571 Anderson St., in April, succeeding Lee Edwards, a former CEO of BP Solar, who retired after leading Virent for the past eight years. Read more…