BiographyFrom Concept to Commercial Operation
Mark Warner, P.E.
Mark Warner has more than a decade of senior engineering and executive operational leadership experience within the advanced bioeconomy. He has the unique ability to actively engineer and manage, proving successful in nearly half a billion dollars of commercialization projects. Mark delivers support beginning at the bench level, progressing through pilot and demonstration stages, culminating in the construction, startup and operation of commercial facilities. He has worked for four different companies that have held the number one spot on the biofuels digest top 50 Hottest Companies list. Mark has been selected as one of the Top 100 People in Bioenergy for multiple years.
Founder, Warner Advisors LLC
Provides consulting services and acts in interim engineering leadership roles for advanced bioeconomy clients in process development, process design, project execution, fundraising support and engineering leadership.
Chief Engineering Officer, Impossible Foods
Responsible for deploying Impossible Foods innovative technology. Worked to develop a new generation of meats and cheeses made entirely from plants, with the mission is to give people the great taste and nutritional benefits of foods that come from animals without the negative health and environmental impact.
Sr. Vice President of Engineering, Solazyme
Accountable for engineering and manufacturing for leading industrial algal biotechnology company. Responsible for world-wide deployment of technology and management of company owned manufacturing facility. Managed portfolio of $200 million of commercialization projects:
Sr. Vice President Process Industries, Harris Group
Business unit leader of Process Industries Division for leading engineering firm, responsible for conversion of biomass to fuel, fiber and chemicals. Recognized leader in the area of renewable energy and biotechnology. Clients included many of the top biofuel and biochemical companies.
Vice President of Engineering, Imperium Renewables
Senior corporate officer responsible for technology, engineering and construction of biodiesel production facilities for renewable energy start-up. Technical voice of the company to industry analysts, banks and venture capitalists during successful equity and project-finance debt fundraising that secured over $200 million in funding.