F. C. Thomas Allnutt, PhD is the President & CSO LLC, a small business focused on new technology development and commercialization. He has experience in industrial research and commercialization of the new technologies either directly or through support of other businesses. Expertise in algal and microbial biotechnology with broad knowledge of related areas. Inventor on >17 patents issued or pending and published >45 peer reviewed papers. His previous positions were as CEO of BrioBiotech LLC, Sr. VP R&D at Phycal Inc., Program Director for the National Science Foundation’s SBIR/STTR Program Biotechnology Group, Research Director at Martek Biosciences, and VP R&D at Advanced BioNutrition.