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William Kusch

Manager, Processing & Markets

Will earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Chemistry, with a minor in Natural Resources Science and Management at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. After finishing his B.S., Will entered a graduate program at the University of MN, earning an M.S. in Bioproducts & Biosystems Engineering, and completing his doctoral research in the same department, though he finished ABD when the opportunity to join TerViva™ presented itself. 

Will joined TerViva™ in 2012, wearing many different hats and helping wherever he could be useful. In 2014, Will moved to Hawaii to build TerViva's™ operations in the state. Having established the business in Hawaii, Will moved back to California in 2018, and is now focused on developing TerViva's™ novel, proprietary methods to produce edible oil and protein from inedible crops.