Jerome Meier has had a number of senior strategic and operating roles in international business. He began his career with Dupont as a Process & Product Development Engineer supporting a new Composites Development Center in Europe. After business school, Jerome joined The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as part of the start-up team in its office in Mexico and then moved to Sao Paulo to be part of the start-up team for BCG’s office in Brazil. Working throughout Latin America, Jerome focused on chemical and industrial products businesses and diverse financial services.
While a Principal at Partners in Performance, an operations improvement consulting firm, Jerome led engagements at large natural resource companies in North and South America and Australia to improve operating performance – focusing on growing throughput and cash flow.
Jerome also founded and grew an internet service to source rental equipment throughout North America, reaching a customer base of over 2,000 customers. Afterwards, he was Vice President, Global Business Develop and Strategy at Pratt & Whitney, a division of United Technologies. More recently, he has served as Chief Operating Office of Akeso Biomedical, a microbiome company focused on livestock animals. He has also consulted to companies focused on metabolic engineering and fermentation, antibiotic development and bioprocessing.
Jerome has BS and MS degrees from MIT in chemical engineering and an MBA from Harvard Business School. Jerome is fluent in French, Spanish and Portuguese and has a working knowledge of German.