IIT Alumni Speaker: Cynthia (CJ) Warner '87
Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM (CST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Cynthia (CJ) Warner joined Sapphire Energy in February 2009 as President. Ms. Warner was named Chairman in May of 2010 and CEO in April of 2012. She brings more than 27 years of experience in the energy, refining and transportation industries. During Ms. Warner's tenure at Sapphire Energy, she has played an integral role in securing government financing, Sapphire Energy's series C investment funding, and the successful design, construction, and startup of the Integrated Algal Biorefinery (IABR).
Prior to joining Sapphire, she most recently served as Group Vice President, Global Refining for BP where she was instrumental in turning around BP's US refining business and achieving record performance in International refining. Ms. Warner began her career at UOP where she had significant hands-on experience learning refining process operations. Ms. Warner has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Vanderbilt University and an MBA from Illinois Institute of Technology.
Ms. Cynthia is open for topics and questions about her career experience. Please feel free to post anything you would like to hear from Ms. Warner through our Google+ page.
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