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Technology investment expert Doug Cameron to speak at Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit

Doug Cameron, founder and managing director of Alberti Advisors, LLC, will be a featured speaker at the Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit on Thursday, October 14th at the Monona Terrace and Convention Center. Cameron’s talk will kick off the third annual Summit, hosted by the Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative (WBI).  The full-day event will continue with interactive panel sessions, workshops and speakers.

This year’s theme is “Fueling Wisconsin’s Future,” which includes sessions focused on homegrown energy options, bioenergy research highlights and biomass contracting.

A recipient of the prestigious Rafael Katzen Award, Cameron brings more than 20 years of leadership in business, finance and biotechnology to the Summit audience. This year, he launched Alberti Advisors, a venture advisory firm with expertise in the vast field of clean technology and sustainable agriculture. Most recently, Cameron served as chief science advisor and managing director in the cleantech investment group at Piper Jaffray and has held positions at Khosla Ventures and Cargill, Inc. During his tenure as a chemical engineering professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cameron consulted
for several leading companies and was a guest professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

Cameron serves on a number of cleantech and sustainable agriculture-related boards including the Bioenergy Science Center (BESC) Board of Directors, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) Advisory Board and the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and Sustainability (I-CARES) Advisory Committee. He is also a consulting professor of chemical engineering at Stanford University.

The WBI is a university-based coalition of scientists and industry professionals that helps the innovative talent in Wisconsin create, commercialize and promote bioenergy solutions. For more information about the Summit, visit www.wbi.wisc.edu/bioenergy-summit.