Martin Granholm is a former Deputy CEO of UPM-Kymmene Oyj. During his 35 years in several positions in the Forest Industry he also acted as member and chairman in boards in Logistics, Energy, University and Insurance. He also has hold positions in the Chamber of Commerce organization both locally and globally
Joško Bobanović joined Sofinnova Partners in 2010 responsible for the Sofinnova Green Seed Fund, a fund dedicated to seed activities in the renewable chemistry and bioenergy sectors. Joško previously spent eight years with iNovia Capital and its predecessor fund MSBi Capital in Montreal, Canada where he was responsible for cleantech investments and focused on seed and early stage investments in IT and cleantech.
Gina Domanig is the Managing Partner of Emerald Technology Ventures. In 2000 she founded the business as the first independent cleantech venture capital fund in Europe. Gina currently serves on the boards of GeoDigital International Inc, MetGen Oy, Ushr Inc and TaKaDu Inc.
Gina has over 25 years of international business experience including banking, M&A, strategic development, and venture capital. Gina holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance from Arizona State University as well as MBA degrees from Thunderbird in Arizona and ESADE in Barcelona.
Steven Govoni is Vice President, RD&E for Ecolab Inc. Steve is responsible for the global innovation efforts supporting the Paper, Mining, and Colloidal Technology businesses. He joined Nalco in 1994 in the Paper R&D Group and has had responsibility for its global direction since 2008.
Steve was recently the Chairman of the TAPPI International Research Management Committee. Additionally, Steve led the Reuse of Process Effluents Team within the Agenda 2020 Technology Alliance, an industry consortium with a mission of planning for the sustainability of the forest products industry.