Innovative. Responsive. Future-focused.

Competent, goal-oriented team

At Advonex, you have a collaborative partner committed to your success. Our science delivers the solutions to improve your business and create a more sustainable world.

Our team members are our core asset and our competitive advantage. They have the flexibility and autonomy to innovate.

Recognizing that we are part of a larger community, our employees share their talents to benefit others around the world.

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Discover the Advantages of Becoming an Advonex Partner


By becoming a partner with Advonex International, you gain a competitive advantage from the company's suite of patented sustainable products and processes. Whether it be development of a special purpose wax, or developing a 'mineral' oil with specific properties to enhance your product line, our team is ready to accommodate your needs. These organizations have teamed with Advonex.

Minnesota Soybean Processors supplies Advonex with soybean oil

Minnesota Soybean Processors provides soybean oil as a feedstock to Advonex

SDTC has invested in Advonex's pilot plant

SDTC has given Advonex a grant towards the engineering of its pilot plant.

Valvoline is developing sustainable automotive lubricants with Entrada ingredients

Lubrizol and Advonex have partnered to bring sustainable ingredients to personal care market.

Awards & Recognitions

Sustainable Beauty
Bio-Based World News
Fashion & Lifestyle Awards

Key Personnel

Chad Joshi is a seasoned executive who specializes in building technology companies through collaboration and strategic partnerships. He has led privately-held and venture-backed companies from pre-revenue through market and product development to significant revenues.  Dr. Joshi is responsible for overall corporate strategy.  He negotiated and leveraged strategic investments from lubricant and feedstock suppliers to launch Advonex and build the company into an award-winning innovator in the bio-based chemicals with ingredients that exceed the performance characteristics of their petroleum-based counterparts.  Before Advonex, he served in interim operating positions with Owl Power Co. and Resolute Marine Energy to assist them with business strategy, development and fundraising. Previously, Chad founded Energen, a motion control solutions company which sold its image stabilization technology to Panavision Federal Systems.  He was an early hire at American Superconductor Corp. where he was instrumental in the development and execution of their technology strategy. Chad holds a Sc.D. from MIT and has over 60 patents and peer-reviewed publications to his credit.

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Chad Joshi
Co-Founder and CEO
Jyoti Vardhan

Jyoti Vardhan is an enterprising business development professional having belief in the concept of customer lifetime value. He is adroit at building symbiotic and sustainable business relationships with customers. He has a record of achieving targets & delivering outstanding performance on a consistent basis. He is adept at managing sensitive and confidential projects from product validation, through new product development and product launch.  Prior to joining Advonex, as a key account and business development manager at Total Oil India, he handled automotive OEM market leaders as key accounts. His role was instrumental in diversifying Total’s OEM business in two-wheeler segment. Jyoti holds MBA from University of Missouri-Columbia in addition to a Bachelor’s in mechanical engineering from National Institute of Technology -Silchar.

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Jyoti Vardhan
Business Development Director

Join the Team

Charting the future of bio-chemicals takes a cutting-edge corporation.

Advonex International is one of the leading developers in this space — and we have big plans ahead. Advonex is always seeking talented people with a passion for making a difference, who will bring their unique set of skills, ideas, and perspectives to our rapidly developing organization. We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:



If you think you have what it takes to revolutionize the world of biochemicals, send your resume and qualifications to with the position title in the subject line.

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