SEPTEMBER 11 - 13, 2018
Raleigh Marriott City Center | Raleigh, NC

RISE® Distinguished Advisory Committee

The RISE® Advisory Committee is an external committee of recognized experts in scientific and technical disciplines whose goal is to curate the conference sessions and presentations. Their insights and dedication champion the collective industry interest in finding what's next in new engineered fabrics, nonwovens, and applications.

  • ExponentDavis Lee
    Senior Managing Scientist
    Exponent – Chair
  • Fi-TechJeff Bassett
    Managing Director
    Fi-Tech, Inc.
  • FitesaStephen Chester
    Technical Service & Development Manager
  • KimberlyClarkChristopher Creagan
    Patent Strategist & Technology Scout
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation
  • Olaf Isele, Ph.D.
  • FreudenbergRussell Johnson
    Head of New Business Development & Strategic Marketing
    Freudenberg Performance Materials
  • Berry GlobalRalph Moody
    Senior Director R&D
    Berry Global, Inc.
  • Johns ManvilleSouvik Nandi
    Research Manager
    Johns Manville
  • The Nonwovens InstituteDavid Nelson
    Director Industry Engagement
    The Nonwovens Institute
  • Groz-BeckertMike Pate
    Sales Manager
    Groz-Beckert USA Inc.
  • ExxonPaul Rollin
    Staff Products Chemist
    ExxonMobil Chemical Company
  • Jacob HolmVinitkumar Singh
    Product Development Engineer
    Jacob Holm