Meyer R. Rosen, Editor-in-Chief
President, Interactive Consulting Inc.
Mr. Rosen is a Chartered Chemist and Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (London); a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and both a Nationally Certified Professional Chemist and Certified Professional Chemical Engineer. He is a member of the U.S. Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) & the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Meyer serves as an Advisor for David Smith, Executive Director of the SCC Advisory Committee. He is also Editor for U.S. & Canada and Editor-in-Chief for North and Latin America for EuroCosmetics Magazine in Germany. Mr. Rosen is Editor of the Delivery System Handbook for Personal Care and Cosmetic Products and Editor-in-Chief of Harry’s Cosmeticology, 9th Edition.

Thursday, November 21, 2013

Darrin Duber-Smith, Marketing, Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Ed.

Darrin C. Duber-Smith, MS, MBA, is President of Green Marketing, Inc.. He has over 25 years of specialized expertise in the marketing and management profession including extensive experience in working with natural, organic, and green/sustainable products and services. Mr. Duber-Smith  is a co-founder of the Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability (LOHAS, c. 1999) market/industry model.  He also served as leader of the first U.S. industry task force that helped frame the Natural Products Association’s definition of natural (c. 2005).

Darrin has published over 70 trade articles and book chapters and he has given presentations at more than 50 executive-level events over the past 15 years. A frequent media contributor, Mr. Duber-Smith is Senior Lecturer at the Metropolitan State University of Denver School of Business.  He  is the recipient of both the Wall Street Journal’s In-Education Distinguished Professor Award for 2009 and the 2012 School of Business Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence. 

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Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Skin Moisturizers, Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Ed.

Dr. Daniela Smejkalova completed her M.Sc.Eng. in Physical and Applied Chemistry in 2003 from Brno University of Technology. She received her PhD in Physical Chemistry from Brno University of Technology in 2006 on the development of Biomimetic catalytic system as Erasmus fellow at University in Naples. She then carried out 2-year postdoctoral research on NMR applications on structural identification, conformation and metaboling at University of Naples under the guidance of Prof. Piccolo. Currently she is Nanocarrier development group leader in Dr. Velebny's research team and she is mainly interested in hyaluronan-based drug delivery systems.

Dr. Gloria Huerta-Angeles received her M.Sc. in Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry of the National Autonomous University of Mexico in 2002. She earned her PhD in Polymer Chemistry from the same University with a thesis titled “Chemical modification of poly-diacetylenes and its electronic properties” in 2006. She then was granted with a UNESCO-IUPAC fellowship at the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry for the development of “smart hydrogels”. Later she joined the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, to carry out postdoctoral research on “molecular nanowires” under the guidance of Prof. Starý before joining the Laboratory of Chemical Synthesis at CONTIPRO Biotech, where she is currently working under the guidance of Dr. Velebný. Her research interests involve the use of chemistry to develop “smart materials” based on Hyaluronan.  

Tereza Ehlova completed her M.Sc.Eng. in Biotechnology at the Institute of Chemical Technology Prague in 2008. Shortly after graduation she joined the Contipro company, where she is employed as an R&D group leader of Hyaluronan Fragments under the guidance of Dr. Velebny. She is mainly focused on designing methodologies for separation and isolation of defined hyaluronan oligosaccharides. She also participates in the implementation of biologically active substances into large scale production.

Chuck Warren, Formulating Section, Harry's Cosmeticology 9th Ed.

Charles F. Warren

Chuck received a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry (A.C.S. Program) and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN in 1971 and 1979 respectively.

Chuck has over 30 years of formulating and directing formulation in all categories (hair and skin) for both professional salon and retail consumer markets. He has formulated shampoos, conditioners, hair treatments, styling products (aerosol and non-aerosol), reactive hair care products (perms, colors, relaxers and bleaches), body washed, moisturizing lotions, facial scrubs, OTC products (sunscreen, anti-acne) and miscellaneous products (fragrances, talcs, feminine hygiene).

Most recently he worked for Alberto Culver for 20 years as Director R&D. Prior to that he spent 1 year with Tiro Industries, a contract manufacturer, as Technical Director and 10 years with Lamaur Inc., as Group Leader to Associate Director. In all positions we worked closely with Marketing/Sales, Manufacturing, Advertising and Sensory testing/Evaluation,

He currently is President of Charles F. Warren Consulting Inc.

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