Chief Innovation Officer
Bill Grieco is Chief Innovation Officer of Innventure, LLC, a unique private equity firm that partners with multinational companies to screen, select, and commercialize disruptive technologies developed inside those multinational partners. Innventure spins out the technologies in new companies that it builds, staffs, funds, and grows. Most recently, Bill was CEO of The RAPID Manufacturing Institute®, a public-private partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Manufacturing Office and the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) created to promote process intensification and modular process technologies and transform manufacturing in the process industries. Prior to joining RAPID, Bill spent over 20 years leading innovation and commercialization organizations across the chemical, pharmaceutical, and specialty materials industries.
Bill also serves on the External Advisory Board for the School of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology. He earned a PhD and Master’s degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor’s degree from Georgia Institute of Technology — all in chemical engineering.