Joshua Ruch

Chairman
Joshua Ruch joined the Enerkem Board of Directors in December 2007.

Mr. Ruch is Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Rho Capital Partners, Inc., an investment and venture capital management company, which he co-founded in 1981. Prior to founding Rho, he was employed in investment banking at Salomon Brothers.

Mr. Ruch earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the Israel Institute of Technology (Technion), and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He is also a Director for Verenium (Nasdaq: VRNM), Genvec, Inc. (Nasdaq: GNVC), and a number of private companies.