BIO – Dr. Andrew Gilicinski

Dr. Andrew Gilicinski
Dr. Andrew
Director of Open Innovation Networks at The Clorox Company 

Dr. Andrew Gilicinski has 22 years experience in consumer products and chemicals industries. He is currently Director of Open Innovation Networks at The Clorox Company in Oakland, CA, where he is expanding Clorox’s partnership-driven innovation model to create breakthrough new products.

Previously he ran Home Care R&D, directing development of Green Works natural cleaners, which launched in 2008 and tripled the natural cleaners category size while becoming the top brand.

Prior to Clorox, Gilicinski led R&D in personal care and battery technologies for 5 years at The Gillette Company, delivering key technologies for several product launches. His career began at Air Products and Chemicals in Allentown, PA, developing environmentally friendly coatings technologies in several Corporate R&D and Chemicals assignments.

Gilicinski earned a BS in chemistry from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and a PhD in analytical chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has authored over 50 patents and scientific publications. Gilicinski chairs the American Chemical Society’s Committee on Patents and Related Matters and Iowa State University’s Industrial Advisory Board.

Topic: “From a Lab Chemist to a Technology Broker: How to use Chemistry to Unlock Other Career Doors.” Download [ Text Transcript (95 KB)]

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2 Responses to BIO – Dr. Andrew Gilicinski

  1. Carl says:

    Some people who could not hear your presentation due to scheduling conflicts were interested if you would be presenting on this topic again in the near future.

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