Tim currently serves as Chief Technology Officer at Perfect Day, a global brand at the forefront of research, development & production of animal-free dairy. Prior to this, he served as VP of Research & Development for Beyond Meat where he built the entire scientific program, the foundation for all the current and future food products, the scale-up, and the IP strategy, in alignment with the business and marketing strategies. Tim is the original creator of the Beyond Burger. Tim is skilled in metabolic engineering, drug design, manufacturing, chemical biology, natural products chemistry, targeted therapeutics, protein engineering, scale-up technologies and oncology. He has built the teams and created the seminal technology behind multiple therapeutics working in partnerships with the likes of the Gates Foundation, Elli Lilly, Roche, Genentech, Novartis. His work has resulted in 3 IPOs and multiple licensed products that are currently used globally to treat cancer and infectious disease.