Citrine Informatics appointed Amar Hanspal, former co-CEO and Chief Product Officer at Autodesk and CEO and cofounder of Bright Machines, to its board of directors.
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Citrine Informatics announced the appointment of Amar Hanspal to its Board of Directors. Hanspal brings over 30 years of experience in operational, strategic, product, and executive leadership roles at companies pioneering innovation and digital transformation in the manufacturing industry.
“Throughout his career, Amar has brought innovative products to critical industries. His wealth of experience will add a valuable perspective to our board and our company,” said Greg Mulholland, CEO of Citrine Informatics. “Amar has a clear vision for the future of the materials, chemicals, and manufacturing industries that complements ours. He has already become a partner to me and will be a significant contributor to Citrine’s future growth.”
“I’ve seen firsthand the value that software and AI can deliver in manufacturing and product design, and Citrine is bringing those capabilities to the huge industry of chemicals and materials,” said Amar Hanspal. “I look forward to working with the entire Citrine team as a board member to help catalyze their next stage of growth.”
About Citrine informatics
Citrine Informatics is the award-winning materials informatics platform for data-driven materials and chemicals development. It won the 2017 World Materials Forum Start-up Challenge, the 2018 AI Breakthrough award as the “Best AI-based Solution for Manufacturing,” and 2020-2021 Cleantech 100 honors. The Citrine Platform combines smart materials data infrastructure and AI, which accelerates development of cutting-edge materials, facilitates product portfolio optimization, and codifies research IP, enabling its reuse and preventing its loss. Citrine’s customers include LyondellBasell, Eastman, Ubiquitous Energy, LANXESS, and some of the biggest and most respected names in the materials and chemicals industry in Asia, North America, and Europe.