Joshua Speros

Josh is originally from Wisconsin and received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from the University of St. Thomas in Saint Paul, Minnesota. He then attended the University of Minnesota to obtain his Ph.D. in the same field. In 2013 he began his professional career as a research scientist working for BASF in Michigan. His job brought him to the Bay Area in 2017 where he initiates and leads collaborative research projects between BASF and academic institutions in California. Outside of work Josh enjoys traveling, dining, and hiking with his wife. He can also be found at the hockey rink, sailing in the Bay, or playing the ukulele (badly). Josh is proud to be a member of the KEEN associate board and excited to help spread KEEN’s positive message.

Innovation Manager at BASF
Advisory Board
Co-President