In an area like fuels, there’s a role for the government to encourage research... You just have to compete with traditional means by virtue of new technology.
As the former President and Chief Executive Officer of LS9, Ed Dineen led the company which develops biotechnology-based fuels and chemicals. Prior to joining LS9, Dineen served as Chief Operating Officer of LyondellBasell, one of the world’s largest polymers, petrochemical and fuels companies where he was responsible for manufacturing, environmental, health and safety, business management and sales, research and development, supply and procurement and business finance. During his 32 year career at LyondellBasell Industries and its predecessor companies, he was directly involved in growing many of the fuels and chemicals businesses into global market leading positions.
Dined is currently the CEO of Siluria Technologies. Dineen received his bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering from the Cooper Union and Princeton University, respectively.