CFO and Co-founder, Dipole Materials Inc.Dr. Ken Malone is the founder of Early Charm Ventures, co-founding and managing scientific ventures in the fields of biology, polymer science, and pharmaceuticals. He has worked with the world’s largest polymer producers helping them to optimize kinetics through the use of initiator and catalyst systems. Specializing in the earliest stages of commercialization, he has developed a skill for translating basic research into economically viable businesses by leveraging federal and state funding programs alongside private investment and strategic partnerships. Early in his career, Ken was a business manager for a global chemical company. His Ph.D. is in Polymer Science and his undergraduate degree in biochemistry.