Giles is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BRI. He has been managing BRI’s business development efforts since its inception in November 1999. Prior to co-founding BRI with Dr. Jason Shih, he served as a consultant for venture capital firms with investments in the biotechnology industry. Under Giles’ leadership, BRI has achieved significant growth and profitability.

Leading Through a Crisis

I believe it was Rahm Emanuel, former Chief of Staff to President Obama, who coined the phrase “never let a crisis go to waste.” Well, we are certainly living through a crisis right now – a global pandemic that impacts just about every aspect of our lives and livelihoods. So how do we as business…

Leading with Empathy – a Key Skill for Our Times

Many of us live in fear right now…the COVID-19 pandemic has spread to almost every continent with over three million confirmed cases worldwide, hundreds of thousands of deaths – one million cases of COVID-19 in the US alone and growing…the invisible killer with no known cure or vaccine. Many are asking “What can I do…

Reflections on Recent Emory Alumni Events

One of the nice perks of getting undergraduate and graduate degrees from a number of academic institutions – aside from filling your mailbox with flyers encouraging you to connect with the school and donate money(!) – is the chance to occasionally interact and connect with a wide and interesting network of alumni. Over the last…

Reflections from Feed Additives Asia 2018

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI) was proud to sponsor this year’s Feed Additives Asia conference. Held May 16 – 18 in Bangkok, Thailand, this two-and-a-half day conference brought together stakeholders in the specialty feed ingredients value chain from across the Asian region, to share ideas around the current landscape and the future trends driving the industry,…