William D. Provine

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Dr. William D. Provine is a founder and serves as the first President & Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors for the Delaware Innovation Space where Bill is on loan from his employment with DuPont. The Delaware Innovation Space is a new mission driven non-profit organization formed to incubate and accelerate new science based entrepreneurial businesses and is located on the DuPont Experimental Station campus in Wilmington, Delaware.  

Prior to joining the Delaware Innovation Space, Bill led DuPont’s global operations for science and engineering and open innovation best practices that included oversight for DuPont’s innovation centers and regional laboratories around the world.   Bill also has served in a variety of research, marketing, business development, joint venture, and manufacturing leadership roles in DuPont over the years and presently serves on the Board for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.