Vonnie Estes has over 20 years experience building new businesses by developing partnerships and new value chains in technology intensive businesses. She has global experience in biofuels, bio-based chemicals and agriculture biotechnology. Ms. Estes is CEO of Earth Energy Renewables, a new company producing chemicals from waste streams. Prior to EER, she was Managing Director, US for GranBio, a Brazilian industrial biotech company building cellulosic ethanol and bio-based chemical plants.
Before GranBio, Ms. Estes held commercial leadership positions at Codexis, DuPont, and Monsanto.
Throughout her career she has helped to build and develop new companies through leadership roles in the industries she serves.