Richard Peet, JD, PhD (co-founder, Chairman) has successfully assisted many Fortune 100 to start-up clients with worldwide patent protection strategies and enforcement actions during his 23 years at Foley & Lardner.  Throughout his career, Dr. Peet has leveraged his science, business and law experiences to build and grow successful companies.

Tom Burrows, MBA (CEO) has extensive leadership experience in the food and food ingredient industries.  He has held

executive level positions with Pepsi-Cola, Griffith Laboratories, Givaudan Flavors, ConAgra Foods and ADM.  In addition Tom has used his commercial skills to start, or turnaround, several successful business. 

Brad Justice, MS (co-founder, COO, Director) has extensive leadership experiences in the laboratory, product and business development, operations, and primary investigator of numerous awarded grants from previous life science start-ups to lead Blue Prairie Brands’ crop cultivation/analytical efforts and operational activities.