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.
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 provides soybean oil as a feedstock to Advonex
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
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.
Co-Founder and CEO
Boopathi Sidhureddy is an Electrochemist with expertise in electrode dynamics and electrocatalysis. He has experience in structure-sensitive electrochemical reactions. Dr. Boopathi's expertise includes developing new electrochemical methodologies and optimization of the process from bench scale to pilot scale. He worked at the Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), India. During his earlier career, he has been awarded as a senior research fellow from the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India. Before joining Advonex, he worked at the NHP-Research Alliance, the University of Guelph on SOP developments and authentication of natural health products. Previously, he was working as a postdoc in the industry projects at the Electrochemical Technology Centre (ETC), the University of Guelph. During his postdoc tenure, he was involving in the development of value-added products and their energy and environmental applications. He completed his doctoral dissertation at CECRI and he holds 3 patents and 25 research articles to his credit.
Ronen Chen is a process engineer and is leading the effort to scale lab process to pilot plant, and on improving the design of the lab scale facility efficiencies. He has 15 years of experience in chemical facilities design and operation in petrochemical, pulp and paper, waste treatment and EPC. Ronen has successfully scaled up petrochemical and waste treatment process from lab scale to full scale. He holds a master degree in chemical engineering from the Israeli Institute of Technology (The Technion).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the position title in the subject line.