Thomas holds a Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the University of Stuttgart in Germany. He joined Bayer in Leverkusen in 1991, spent 5 years in the Central Technology Department and moved on to become a production lead for the Polyester unit in Dormagen (Germany). In 1999 he got an assignment in the CESRO office in Baytown, TX and became 2002 Head of the Process Technology Group of Bayer Technology Services in America. Since 2007 he is heading the BTS Product Group Applied Science and Biotechnology. Consolidating and streamlining the efforts of the BTS-Healthcare activities he relocated 2009 to Bayer’s Biotech production location in Berkeley California and became V.P. of BTS-A Process Technology Healthcare. In 2012 Thomas Daszkowski took on an assignment in Germany heading the Process Design and Optimization Unit in Leverkusen Germany and guiding the Strategic Activity Biotechnological Processes for BTS TD.