Ronald G. Forsythe, Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Forsythe is the President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Qlarant and is the CEO of its subsidiaries. He has an extensive background in management, resource development, innovation, analytics, and risk management. In addition, Dr. Forsythe currently serves on the Board of Directors for Chesapeake Utilities (NYSE:CPK) and on the regional advisory board for BB&T (NYSE:BBT).
Prior to joining Qlarant, Dr. Forsythe served as the Vice President for Technology and Commercialization at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. In this capacity, he made substantial contributions towards raising the profile of the organization as a regional economic powerhouse. His support for new innovations in health care, aerospace, renewable energy, unmanned aerial systems, and sustainable agriculture spurred unprecedented regional high-tech business development and job creation.
Dr. Forsythe earned his Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Delaware and earned both his master’s and doctoral degrees in Chemical Engineering from the University of Maryland.