Dr. Ahmed Tafesh, VP for new business development and CTO of the company, has vast experience in both scientific and business activities.
Before TransBiodiesel, Dr. Tafesh served as CTO of Karmat and head of R&D at Varcode. He was head of anti-fungal formulation at Troy Corporation in New Jersey, and held the positions of associate director for new product development and head of innovation at Lonza Group, New Jersey, USA. Prior to his stay in the US he served as marketing manager and head of new product development at Fine Chem, Israel Chemicals. Before that he was group leader at Hoechst Celanese (Germany and US) in the area of fine chemicals and catalysis.
Dr. Tafesh holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc. in organic chemistry from Oregon State University in Portland, and a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Utah, USA.
Dr. Tafesh is an inventor and author of more than 25 US patents.