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Roger E. WyseFounder and Co-Chairman, Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund
Dr. WYSE is founder and Co-Chairman of the $162 million Malaysian Life Sciences Capital Fund. He also serves on the International Advisory Panel for Biotechnology (BioIAP) and is a member of the Global Science and Innovation Advisory Council for the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
He is the former President and COO of, Burrill Biogreentech Venture and Private Equity investing at Burrill & Company.
Dr. Wyse joined Burrill in 1998 and led the development of Burrill & Company’s agriculture, nutraceuticals, health & wellness, and industrial biotechnology related activities in venture capital investing. Recently Dr. Wyse has championed the virtual corporate venture model for accelerating economic development in emerging economies thru an open innovation strategy utilizing venture capital. Dr Wyse chairs or serves on numerous boards of private companies.
Dr. Wyse is a member of the Civilian Research and Development Fund’s GIST Global Advisory Group. He is also a member of the International Advisory Board of the EU-based Knowledge Economy Network (KEN). He serves on the Board of the Industrial & Environmental Section of BIO. He was founder and Chairman of the Alliance for Animal Genome Research.
Dr. Wyse is a sought after speaker on biotechnology applications and policy in food, agriculture and bio-cleantech. He is an international advisor to countries seeking to access global innovation to accelerate economic development.
He has more than 30 years of experience as an internationally recognized scientist and as a Dean at two major research universities; Rutgers and the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Immediately prior to joining Burrill & Company, Dr. Wyse served for five years as Dean of the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. From 1986 - 1992 he served as Dean of Research at, Rutgers University.
In research, Dr. Wyse earned international recognition for his basic studies in plant biochemistry. He published more than 150 scientific papers. In recognition of his research accomplishments he received the prestigious Arthur Flemming Award in 1982 as the Outstanding Young Scientist in the US Federal Service. He was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Crop Science Society of America and The American Society of Agronomy. He also served as a consultant to numerous Fortune 500 companies.