Dr. Mark Edwards, is Senior Vice President of Marketing and Metrics. Dr. Edwards has 39-years experience as a executive level business consultant and tenured professor at Arizona State University in business, engineering, agribusiness and sustainability. Most notably, Mark has been a pioneer, evangelist and leader over the past 30-years in the emerging micro-algae industry. He has been also been prolific writer of 140 articles that span business and science disciplines, as well as 24 books, and 5 international “best book awards.” He is also the author of the #1 blog in the algae industry, “Algae101”. As a high level business consultant, Mark has served Fortune 100 companies and built a Inc. 500 high-tech .com company that advised CEOs and executive teams at IBM, GE, Intel, DuPont, 3M, Frito-Lay, Disney, HP, American Airlines, DOD, Special Forces, the National Labs and Saudi Aramco. Dr. Edwards graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy with a BS in mechanical engineering, oceanography and meteorology. He has an MBA and PhD in marketing and consumer behavior.