Global Director of New Business for advanced technologies at Dow Corning Corporation
Mr. Robert ‘Bob’ Johns has 30 years of experience in the global commercialization of specialty materials.
Currently, he is the Managing Principal of Summit Growth Solutions, LLC, a consulting group that assists firms in discovering new, innovative and profitable growth in current and emerging businesses. Previously, Mr. Johns spent 30 years at Dow Corning Corporation where he served in a variety of global leadership positions. As the Global Director of New Business Programs in the Advanced Technologies & Ventures Business, he led teams to collaborate with federal congressional delegations and state economic development stakeholders to build new venture businesses within Dow Corning.
Mr. Johns holds a BBA from Western Michigan University and he is an alumnus of the Executive Development Program at Northwestern University, Kellogg School.