July 2, 2015 MBI
July 2, 2015

Allen Julian, Chief Business Officer

W. Allen Julian, MBI’s Chief Business Officer, is a seasoned chemical-industry executive with a depth and breadth of domestic and international experience identifying and penetrating new market areas while building sustainable competitive advantage. As a chemical engineer and Wharton School MBA, he is extremely well-positioned to lead the business operations of a mission-inspired, market-driven biotech accelerator. Allen spearheads the commercial development of biobased technologies, specializing in the structuring and managing of collaborations with MBI’s industry and university partners.

Allen has over 20 years of technology and business experience with large chemical companies ICI, Huntsman, and Chemtura, as well as smaller biotechnology companies Draths Corporation and Amyris, Inc. Allen received a chemical engineering degree from the University of Virginia, and received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Palmer Scholar.