Dr. Thompson is a separation scientist, entrepreneur, and inventor. As a scientist, he has a strong technical background and industry experience in analytical instrumentation, in-vitro diagnostics, biotech, mining, and homeland security markets. During his botanical extraction industry career, Dr. Thompson has earned a strong track record of helping companies write business plans, consulting, and setting up GMP extraction and processing facilities. Dr. Thompson has assisted numerous companies to attain their goals in botanical extraction and hemp manufacturing, as well as market development, strategic marketing, and worldwide business-to-business alliance formation (including international markets).
He received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, Master of Science degree in Chemistry and a Doctor of Chemistry degree–all from the University of Minnesota.