Mark E. Jones, Ph.D.

Mark E. Jones, Ph.D.

Mark E. Jones, Ph.D.

Executive External Strategy and Communications Fellow | Dow Chemical

Mark E. Jones, Ph.D., is currently Executive External Strategy and Communications Fellow for Dow Chemical. He is a frequent speaker at industry events on a variety of industry related topics. He spent most of his career developing catalytic processes after joining Dow in 1990. He received his Ph.D. in physical chemistry at the University of Colorado-Boulder doing research unlikely to lead to an industrial career and totally unrelated to his current responsibilities. In his current role, he is on the staff of Dow CTO Dr. A.N. Sreeram where he develops strategy and facilitates communication. He played a large role in Dow’s next generation sustainability goals and retains responsibility for the innovation goal. He provided technical support for Dow’s Renewable Chemistries Expertise Center and, until recently, was on the Board of Directors of the BIO Industrial and Environmental Section (IES). Mark co-chairs the Chemical Sciences Roundtable, a standing roundtable of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Mark is a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS), hosts ACS webinars on successful industrial applications of chemistry and material science, blogs for the ACS’s Industry Insights, represented Dow Chemical on Corporation Associates, is a member of the ACS Committee on Public Relations and Communications and is on the ACS Chemical Heritage Landmark committee. He is also chair elect of the Midland ACS Section. Presentations. webinars and blogs are collected on mjph.net.