Dr. Xun Wang

President and CEO, Triton Algae Innovations Ltd

Dr. Xun Wang, President and CEO of Triton, is a leading biotechnology executive in the algae industry and a thought leader in the future food market space.  Before joining Triton, he was the head of bioscience technologies at Reliance Industries Ltd (a global Fortune 100 company), and the CTO at Sapphire Energy Inc.  Dr. Wang has been a board member of Algae Biomass Organization since 2016.  Prior to that, Dr. Wang had a successful 20-year career in several prominent agriculture companies. Dr. Wang was the President of Syngenta China, the Biotech Research and Technology Head of Syngenta in North Carolina RTP, the Founder and a Director of Novartis Agricultural Discovery Institute in San Diego, and Research Manager of Corn Genomics in Pioneer Hi-Bred International, in Johnston Iowa.   Dr. Wang is an author or co-author of over 50 patents, and has published over 20 international peer-reviewed research articles.
Dr. Wang earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry & Biophysics from Iowa State University, and a BS in Chemistry and a MS in Biochemistry from Jilin University, China.