Segetis, a Minnesota-based green chemistry start-up, appears to have hired Jim Stoppert, a former Cargill and Dow executive with expertise in industrial bio-products.
Segetis is a green chemistry company, which received $15 million in funding from Khosla Venture last year.
It intends to use agricultural feedstocks to make products typically made from petroleum, such as plastics, solvents, and other specialty chemicals. But apart from a little bit of information about planned "sustainable chemistry solutions" on its Web site, the company has been quiet about its plans.
Stoppert worked at chemicals giant Dow and at Cargill as its director … Read more