REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–lt;a href=”https://twitter.com/hashtag/AI?src=hash” target=”_blank”gt;#AIlt;/agt;–Citrine
Informatics, the leading materials informatics platform for
materials development, announced today that Dr. Cynthia Arnold has been
elected to its Board of Directors, effective January 31, 2019. Dr.
Arnold recently served as the Chief Technology Officer of The Valspar
Corporation, where she was responsible for technology strategy, and the
project portfolio and organizational development of the global
technology function across eight Valspar businesses. Prior to joining
Valspar in 2011, Dr. Arnold served as the Chief Technology Officer at
Sun Chemical Corporation.
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Arnold to the Citrine Board of
Directors. We asked her to join us because she strongly believes as we
do, that a materials data ecosystem accelerating breakthroughs in
development and manufacturing is an absolute necessity for competitive
materials and chemicals companies,” said Greg Mulholland, CEO of Citrine
Informatics. “Her depth of experience in materials-based industries
makes her an ideal resource to help us achieve our next stage of growth.”
Dr. Arnold holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and MBA
from the University of California at Berkeley, as well as a PhD in
materials science and engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute
and State University. She served as a Sloan Executive Fellow in the
White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from 1992 to 1994.
“I am a strong proponent of the power of AI in product development and
materials management. AI is opening up the next phase of innovation and
productivity, building on the improvements from enterprise management
tools and lean practices,” noted Dr. Arnold. “Industry is at an early
stage of adoption, with tremendous value to be captured and a
competitive advantage for early adopters. It’s an exciting time to join
Citrine’s Board of Directors. As leaders in AI technology, they are
ideally positioned to change the game and enable materials companies to
unlock the tremendous value of historical data and knowledge.”
Dr. Arnold currently serves on the board of Cabot Corporation; the
Materials Advisory Board of Carbon, a 3D printing systems provider; and
on the External Advisory Board of the University of Minnesota Department
of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science.
About Citrine Informatics
Citrine Informatics is the leading materials informatics platform. Our
technology accelerates the development of materials and chemicals using
the power of materials data combined with artificial intelligence (AI).
Citrine is backed by leading investors including Tencent Holdings, B&C
Holdings, Innovation Endeavors, DCVC (Data Collective), Prelude
Ventures, AME Cloud, XSeed Capital, Morado Ventures, and Ulu Ventures.
The company is headquartered in Redwood City, CA. Follow us at
Tel.: (650) 276-7318, ext. 2020