Dr. Michael


DuPont Biomaterials - SILVER PARTNER
Global Business Director

As Global Business Director for Biomaterials, Dr. Saltzberg leads the development of a portfolio of emerging and growth businesses which utilize renewable feedstocks to make affordable, high-performing biomaterials. Through the development of renewable bio-based materials, Saltzberg and his team are critical contributors to the global circular economy—supplying to industry giants in apparel, carpet, and cosmetics who have historically relied on the production of cheap petro-based polymers for products and helping them offer sustainable choices to their downstream customers.

Architect and driver of DuPont's Biomaterials strategy since 2006, Mike is an industry veteran with over 30 years of experience in the bioeconomy and renewable sourced material space, R&D management, sales & marketing, and business development.

Dr. Saltzberg is a native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and holds a B.A. with Honors in Chemistry from Oberlin College and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.