J. Thomas Parmeter

J. THOMAS PARMETER has been President, Chief Executive Officer and
Chairman of Protein Polymer Technologies since its inception in July
1988. From 1982 to November 1987, Dr. Parmeter was the President, Chief
Executive Officer (and, from 1987 to 1988, Chairman of the Board) of
Syntro Corporation. Prior to joining Syntro, Dr. Parmeter was a Founder
and Executive Vice President of Professional Health Technologies, Inc.
He was formerly an Associate Professor in Michigan State University’s
College of Human Medicine and Director of the College’s Office of
Education and Interdepartmental Programs. Dr. Parmeter holds an MSc in
Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Sloan School
of Management where he was an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow and a PhD degree in
Educational Psychology from Michigan State University.