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Tech investment expert to speak at Wisconsin Bioenergy Summit

Doug Cameron, founder and managing director of Alberti
Advisors, LLC, will be a featured speaker at the Wisconsin Bioenergy
Summit on Thursday, October 14th at the Monona Terrace and Convention
Center. Cameron’s talk will kick off the third annual Summit, hosted
by the Wisconsin Bioenergy Initiative (WBI).  The full-day event will
continue with interactive panel sessions, workshops and speakers.
This year’s theme is “Fueling Wisconsin’s Future,” which includes
sessions focused on homegrown energy options, bioenergy research
highlights and biomass contracting.

A recipient of the prestigious Rafael Katzen Award, Cameron brings
more than 20 years of leadership in business, finance and
biotechnology to the Summit audience. This year, he launched Alberti
Advisors, a venture advisory firm with expertise in the vast field of
clean technology and sustainable agriculture. Most recently, Cameron
served as chief science advisor and managing director in the cleantech
investment group at Piper Jaffray and has held positions at Khosla
Ventures and Cargill, Inc. During his tenure as a chemical engineering
professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Cameron consulted
for several leading companies and was a guest professor at the Swiss
Federal Institute of Technology (ETH).

Cameron serves on a number of cleantech and sustainable agriculture-
related boards including the Bioenergy Science Center (BESC) Board of
directors, the Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC) Advisory
Board and the International Center for Advanced Renewable Energy and
Sustainability (I-CARES) Advisory Committee. He is also a consulting
professor of chemical engineering at Stanford University.

The WBI is a university-based coalition of scientists and industry
professionals that helps the innovative talent in Wisconsin create,
commercialize and promote bioenergy solutions. For more information
about the Summit, visit www.wbi.wisc.edu/bioenergy-summit.

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