Inocucor® is assembling an esteemed group of plant scientists and agri-food industry leaders to help guide the company’s R&D and commercialization plans. Details will be posted soon.

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DR. JOHN B. ELSTROTT

CHAIRMAN OF MICROBIOME THERAPEUTICS, LLC

SPECIAL ADVISOR TO INOCUCOR’S BOARD

Dr. John B. Elstrott, a high-profile entrepreneur and professor in the natural foods and venture capital worlds, has been appointed special advisor to Inocucor in the areas of sustainability and environmental science, announced Inocucor’s President and CEO Donald R. Marvin.

Among his many business associations, Elstrott served as Chairman of Whole Foods Market, Inc. and was a Director of the company for 12 years. He also co-founded and is Chairman of MicroBiome Therapeutics, LLC, a developer of novel non-prescription therapies that target prediabetes and newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes by interacting with the human microbiome. In the academic world, he is a Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and the founding Director of the Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business.

Elstrott was recently named the 2013 Tulane Distinguished Entrepreneur and Social Entrepreneur of the Year. He is also Co-Founder and Partner Emeritus of Elstrott, Maurer & Hunnewell (EMH Strategy), a boutique strategy-consulting firm based in New Orleans, and a Director of Source Capital Corporation, Traditional Medicinals, Chocolove and NextFoods, Inc.

He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado Boulder, and M.S. and B.S. degrees from Louisiana State University.