Algae Competition has assembled panels of distinguished jurors from diverse backgrounds to evaluate entries in the three tracks of the competition: landscape designs, production systems and food development. Some jurors have provided bios shown below.

Wayne Adams

Marco BrockenMarco Brocken. • email: marco.brocken@evodos.eu. www.evodos.eu
Netherlands. Mobile: +31- 6-22348661
Studied Econometrics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Executive Partner at Accenture, specializing in the Financial Services Industry and process engineering. In 2007 he founded Evodos B.V. with Hen Boele. Evodos brought the Spiral Plate Technology from the conceptual level to successful product line, in the direction of low cost/chem free algae harvesting. Investigating harvesting methods such as algae lysing combined with SPT technology. Memberships: Algal Biomass Organisation, European Algae Biomass Association, Institute for Sustainable Process Technology, Amersfoort, NL.

Ben Cloud

Henk de Waard

Ann EwenAnn Ewen. • Tempe, AZ, USA.
Ann Ewen leads and coaches CEOs through Vistage, Intl. Her CEOs serve as a board of directors and think tank for one another. She enables leaders to enhance the quality of their lives while moving their organizations to the next level. Ann is a passionate gardener and tends a large Mediterranean herb garden. Ann plays classical piano and regularly plays wonderful music at church. Ann has trained in cooking on nearly all continents, and practices gourmet delights every night she’s at home with Mark and her other love, Samson, her loyal and loving standard poodle.

Ripley FoxDr. Ripley Fox • Laroque, France. Bio.
Author of Spirulina – Production & Potential and Algoculture: Spirulina, hope for a hungry world). Video: Integrated Village System in West Africa.
Pioneer in village scale spirulina production to combat malnutrition since 1989. Developer of integrated systems for village spirulina production. Author of two books and numerous articles on spirulina. Ripley and Denise Fox have 40 years experience growing spirulina in India, Togo, Vietnam, Peru, Senegal, China and France. Dr. Sci., Université Louis Pasteur de Strasbourg, B.A., Pomona College, Claremont, California USA.

David GreenbergDavid Greenberg. • email: hanatreehouse@yahoo.com
Kalo Road, Hana HI 96713. Tel: (808) 248-7241. Cell: (310) 717-3005.
As an architect and urban designer, he spends time in Maui and China in pursuit of Sustainable Ruralism, an integrated approach to rural culture. He is associated with the Chinese Academy of Sciences and INBAR, lectures throughout China, and consults with a nationwide think tank and government in Shenzhen on ecological development. He authored “Treehouses in Paradise” and co-authored “Bamboo Architecture in Competition and Exhibition”.

Richard HenriksonRichard Henrikson. • email: rahenrikson@yahoo.com. www.henriksonowen.com
3154 Bonn Drive, Laguna Beach CA 92651. Cell: (949) 289-8995.
President, Principal Mechanical Engineer at Henrikson Owen & Associates, Inc. Over 30 years’ experience in a wide variety of sectors. BSE and ME in engineering from Duke University. Registered Professional Engineer in California, Nevada, and Arizona. LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) in sustainable design. Recipient of numerous awards and honors for innovative, energy-efficient design solutions, including a first-place ASHRAE Energy Award for a waste disposal and energy system for a San Diego medical center.

Ronald HensonRonald Henson. • email: rhensontollhouse@yahoo.com
PO Box 459, 28330 Tollhouse Road, Tollhouse, CA 93667. (559) 360-6188.
www.algalprofessionals.com. www.Linkedin/com.RonHenson.
COO at Algae Aquaculture Professionals LLC. Previously Supply Chain Manager at Phyco Biosciences and Vice-President at Earthrise Nutritionals. More than thirty-one years in the microalgae business with experience pioneering microalgal technology including mass production, product application & market development for human and animal health. Effective manager; speaker; writer; analyst; skilled within the microalgal, aquaculture and nutrition industries.

Matthew HuberMatthew Huber, M.S. • email: Matthew@Greenreactions.com
Carlsbad, CA 92008. 760.483.3626.
Mr. Huber is trained as a biological oceanographer and has found his niche working in the algae industry after working at Earthrise Nutritionals and General Atomics in mass culture research and development. He is currently the COO of ADS Algae, a algae harvesting and processing company. He is also the CEO of Green Reactions, where he is promoting novel algae growing opportunities.

Marlene Imirzian

Carol Johnston

Edward Jones, AIA

Jean Paul JourdanJean-Paul Jourdan. • email: j.p-jourdan@wanadoo.fr
Angers, France. Author of Grow Your Own Spirulina.
For many years Jean Paul Jourdan developed small scale spirulina projects in Europe and Africa. In his practical manual Cultivez Votre Spiruline, he describes how to cultivate spirulina on a family scale. Since 2002 Jean Paul has edited a newsletter Petites Nouvelles de la Spiruline. From 2004-2008 he was professor of spirulina culture at the CFPPA Center in Hyères, engaging many of the future spirulina producers in France who number more than 100. He is a consultant to the Fédération des Spiruliniers de France.

Eric KernEric Kern. • email: ekern@asu.edu
Arizona State University.
Sophomore at Arizona State University pursuing a BS in industrial engineering and working in a team of undergraduate engineering students on a project created by Dr. Mark Edwards called ZooPoo. By using algae culture methods, ZooPoo will recover, recycle, and reuse nutrients from the Zoo waste stream to generate a nutritional supplement to animal feed. Recipient of the Regent High Honors Scholarship and 3rd place winner of the 2011 IOM-NAE Health Data Collegiate Challenge.

BarryLehrmanBarry Lehrman. • email: blehrman@csupomona.edu
3801 W. Temple Avenue, Pomona CA 91768. Tel: 909.869.2690.
Barry Lehrman CV 2011.
Barry Lehrman is a landscape architect and assistant professor at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona. Lehrman’s research focus is on integrating ecosystem services into the built environment, creating sustainable infrastructure, urban heat island mitigation, earth art, and the cultural milieu of sustainability which are all covered in his blog: infrascapedesign.wordpress.com.

Jason Licamele

Glenna McCollum

Ryan Randazzo

David SchwartzDavid Schwartz. • email: david@algaeindustrymagazine.com
David Schwartz is Editor and Publisher of AlgaeIndustryMagazine.com, an online trade magazine founded in 2009 and dedicated to the news, features, profiles and useful information about the exciting and diverse world of algae production for biofuels and co-products. Besides receiving a certification in algal biofuels with highest honors from Santa Fe Community College, Schwartz has a background in acoustical and audio engineering, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University, and an MBA from Indiana Univ.

JimSearsJames T. Sears. • email: searsjames@gmail.com
2301 Panorama Ave., Boulder, CO 80304. Tel. 303-587-1733.
President of A2BE Carbon Capture, Chairman of ABO’s Technical Standards Committee, Chair of Airborne Soil Crust Reseeding Scientific Working Group, Advisor to the DOE Carbon Capture and Sequestration Conference and a developer of rehabilitation and medical device technology. Jim develops technology systems and organizations that serve under-exploited markets in health, environment and energy security.

Tony Serra

Rebecca Stepanoff

David Strang

Amanda SturgeonAmanda Sturgeon, AIA. • email: amanda.sturgeon@living-future.org
Seattle, WA 981. Cell: 206.419.4058. www.livingfuture.org
Certification Director for the Living Building Challenge. An award-winning architect recognized as a pioneering leader in the green building movement in the northwest region. A founding board member of the Cascadia Green Building Council, has served on the board of AIA Seattle and has been a visiting Adjunct Professor at the University of Washington. Won the Betterbricks Architect award in 2008, and was the 2011 AIA/NAIUSI Fellow through which she spent a month in Italy studying Biophilia and Beauty as a pathway to a restorative future.

Hoyt ThomasHoyt H Thomas. • email: hhthomas@openalgae.com
Phone: (713) 979-2600. www.openalgae.com
President and CEO, OpenAlgae, LLC. OpenAlgae technology efficiently and cost-effectively concentrates algae from water and recovers oils from algae without using solvents or drying. Hoyt has over 25 years of business experience as a results-oriented change agent in large and small, public and private companies in the energy, technology and life sciences fields. Hoyt holds a BS in chemical engineering from Texas A&M, an MILR from Cornell, and an MBA from Rice.

Liz WelshLiz Welsh. • email: liz.welsh.az@gmail.com • email: liz_welsh@tempe.gov
2607 S. Sierra Vista Circle, Tempe, AZ 85282. 480-921-7222.
Contract Compliance Analyst for the City of Tempe (Arizona) Engineering Division, ensuring federally funded construction projects comply with state and federal laws. Experience in commercial real estate development, reference book editing and publishing and art conservation. JD (Arizona State University College of Law, 2008); an MS (University of Delaware, Department of Chemistry, 1978); and a BA (Pomona College, Classics and Art History, 1973). More than thirty years’ experience as a versatile home cook and baker.

Gary Woods

Mark EdwardsMark Edwards, PhD • email: drmetrics@cox.net
338 E. Loma Vista, Tempe, AZ 85282. Cell: (480) 235-8488
Professor, Strategic Marketing and Sustainability, W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University. Writes, speaks and consults globally on sustainable food and energy. Authored nine books on sustainable food and energy. Green Algae Strategy won the Independent Publisher Gold Medal for Best Science Book in 2009. Abundance: Sustainable Fossil-Free Foods with Superior Nutrition and Taste, won the Pinnacle Gold Medal for the Best Environmental Book of 2011.

Robert HenriksonRobert Henrikson • email: roberthe@sonic.net
PO Box 71024, Richmond, CA, 94707 USA. Cell: (808) 264-8184.
Green business entrepreneur with over 30 years in sustainable development of natural resources such as algae, bamboo and forest carbon. Algae bioneer, book author, former President of Earthrise Spirulina, and founder of Earthrise Farms. Consultant on algae, products, branding, sales, marketing and media strategy. Created the 2007 International Bamboo Building Design Competition, with registrants from 64 countries. Co-Founder of International Algae Competition.