Bruce brings a wealth of experience to Comet Bio. As President of Conifer Investments, LLC, a strategic advisory firm, he has experience in finance, bio-products, agriculture and energy. Mr. Jamerson currently serves as a Senior Advisor to Intrexon Energy Partners (energy biotech). Previous advisory assignments include Prairie Aquatech (animal nutrition), Novita Nutrition (animal nutrition, former Board member), Benson Hill Biosystems (agricultural biotech, former Board member), Proviera Biotech (probiotics), Benefuel Inc. (biodiesel, former Board member), Ensyn Corporation (biofuels, former Board member), GTUIT LLC (natural gas processing), and Osage BioEnergy (biofuels, former Board member). Mr. Jamerson served as Board Chairman and CEO of Mascoma Corporation (industrial biotech) acquired by Lallemand Inc. He served as President, CFO and Board member of VeraSun Energy (biofuels) acquired by Valero Energy. Mr. Jamerson founded Conifer Investments, previously a boutique investment banking firm. He served as Vice President of U.S. Natural Resources, Inc., an affiliate of Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Company. He also worked at The First Boston Corporation (acquired by Credit Suisse) and Citibank. Mr. Jamerson earned a M.S. degree from the MIT Sloan School of Management and a B.G.S from the University of Michigan.