Previously, Mr. Baum was the CEO of Oberon FMR–a clean-tech feed ingredient company–where he led the financing of the company, the execution of a Chinese joint venture with a major feed ingredients company there, and developed a partnering program with multinational production partners in North America and China. He has served as a key leader to the Biotechnology Industry Organization working on various committees before working his way up through several seats to become chairman of BIO’s Food and Ag Section Governing Board. He also served as chair of BioAlberta and was on the board of Biotech Canada.
Mr. Baum earned a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.