Dr. William D. Provine is currently a Director of Science & Technology for DuPont where he leads Open Innovation, Globalization, and Scientific Affairs. In this role, Dr. Provine has responsibility for defining the strategic direction for Open Innovation at DuPont and establishment of science and technology programs with external collaborators and stakeholders including federal governments, scientific associations, other companies, universities, and the public sector at large in support of DuPont’s strategic priority areas of Agriculture & Nutrition, Industrial Biosciences, and Advanced Materials. He also oversees and provides strategic guidance for the globalization and operation of DuPont’s science and technology footprint in regional laboratories and innovation centers around the world.