Dr. Wayne Simmons, CEO

Dr. Wayne Simmons, CEO and BOD Member


ALD Nano announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Wayne Simmons as Chief Executive Officer effective September 2017.

Dr. Simmons most recently was the CEO and a board member for Sundrop Fuels. He has over 35 years of experience in the energy, chemical and environmental industries including over 15 years in chief executive roles. He brings a long successful track record of building partnerships with Fortune 500 companies to rapidly bring new technology to commercial deployment. Prior to joining Sundrop, he was the founding CEO of Velocys, Inc., a microchannel chemical process technology company. In addition to other early stage companies, Dr. Simmons spent much of his early career in various management and engineering positions at Exxon. He received engineering degrees with his B.S. from Texas A&M, an M.S. from the California Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin. In addition, he complemented these with the Executive Management Program at the University of Michigan Business School.