Loren is Vice President of Scientific Consulting at Riffyn, focused on providing customers with the best experience they can have in implementation, training and utilization of our SDE platform. Prior to Riffyn, he was Director of Quality, Analytics, and Manufacturing at Bolt Threads, the world's premier synthetic spider silk company. He also worked at Amyris in Quality and Analytical Chemistry and in the pharmaceutical space at Nitto Denko Technical Corporation in the San Diego area, leading the Analytical Chemistry function within the CMC group. Loren brings extensive analytical development, quality, manufacturing, and process development experience to his role at Riffyn. His Ph.D. is in Materials Science from the University of California, San Diego, and his bachelor's degree is in Chemistry from Harvey Mudd College. Outside of work, you can find Loren on adventures with his three children, bodybuilding, playing guitar, or reading.