Judy Giordan is Managing Director of ecosVC, Inc., a co-founder of the Chemical Angels Network, an entrepreneur and former Fortune 100 executive. Judy serves as board member, co-founder, advisor and investor in seed and early-stage start-ups and is 2022 President-elect of the American Chemical Society.
Her previous executive positions include Corporate VP and Global Director of R&D at International Flavors and Fragrances, Inc.; Vice-President Worldwide Research and Development for the Pepsi-Cola Company, PepsiCo, Inc.; Vice President R&D, Henkel Corporation, the North American operating unit of the Henkel Group. She has also served with the National Science Foundation as Program Director for the IGERT Program.
Judy has a BS in Environmental Science and VoTech Ag from Rutgers University, PhD in Chemistry from the University of Maryland and was Alexander von Humboldt post-doctoral fellow at the University of Frankfurt, Germany.
Judy will tell us about her priorities for her term as ACS President and how she chose those priorities. She will also discuss what she sees as the most important nationwide role for ACS. We’ve asked her to identify the top challenges, both internal and external, for ACS, as well as the best internal and external opportunities that she sees. Finally, Judy will address getting involved with ACS– both the value of involvement and ideas for involvement.
After her presentation, Judy will welcome questions from attendees. If you would like to submit a question ahead of the event, please use this email link.