CEO and co-founder
Director of Strain Engineering
Ria Van Hoef
Director of Business Development
Scientific Advisory Board
Yong-Su is a co-founder at Sugarlogix. He is a professor in the Department of Food Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. He is our mastermind in engineering the metabolic pathways of yeast.
Jamie is a co-founder at Sugarlogix. He is a professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics and Structural Biology and of Chemistry at UC Berkeley. He is the genius behind the complex sugar synthesis in our yeast.
Steve is an advisor at Sugarlogix. He has been a process engineer in the chemical industry for 40 years. He is an industry expert in scaling-up and process design.
Business Advisory Board
Kevin holds over 20 years of business experience in marketing communications, business management, and production. He was co-producer for Fuel (Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary). He received his education at The Julliard School.
Manuel is managing director for Rabobank, based in San Francisco. He founded Rabobank’s FoodBytes! and Terra franchises and worked with his amazing team to bring those franchises around the globe.