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Fred Cannon

President and CEO KiOR Inc.

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Fred Cannon Biography

Fred Cannon is the President and CEO of KiOR, and a member of the board of directors. As President and CEO he is responsible for managing the rapid scale-up of the company’s Re-CrudeTM conversion platform and all other aspects of the business. He brings to the company strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and a proven 30 year track record of successful international business management in the fuels and chemicals industries, with a particular focus on catalyst and fluidic catalytic cracking (FCC) technologies.

As President and CEO of KiOR, Cannon has been recognized as one of Forbes’ “Most Powerful People in the World” for clean technology, and one of the Top 100 people in Bioenergy by Biofuels Digest.

Prior to KiOR, Cannon led a distinguished 30 year career at AkzoNobel, a global leader in refining catalysts and specialty chemicals manufacturing. Cannon was most recently president of AkzoNobel Catalysts LLC. In his role, Cannon had full P&L responsibilities for the company’s Americas business and managed various joint ventures around the world. In 2004, AkzoNobel’s refinery catalyst business was sold to Albemarle Corporation. Cannon helped transition the business to ensure continued smooth operations and integration across the new company.

In all, Cannon has over 20 years in the refining catalyst business, where he has managed the development, scaling and commercialization of new catalyst technologies, including fluidic catalytic cracking and hydro-processing catalysts.

Cannon holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering at the University of South Alabama.

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    Booking fees for Fred Cannon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Fred Cannon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Fred Cannon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Fred Cannon for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Fred Cannon for your next private or corporate function.
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Fred Cannon Biography

Fred Cannon is the President and CEO of KiOR, and a member of the board of directors. As President and CEO he is responsible for managing the rapid scale-up of the company’s Re-CrudeTM conversion platform and all other aspects of the business. He brings to the company strong leadership skills, technical expertise, and a proven 30 year track record of successful international business management in the fuels and chemicals industries, with a particular focus on catalyst and fluidic catalytic cracking (FCC) technologies.

As President and CEO of KiOR, Cannon has been recognized as one of Forbes’ “Most Powerful People in the World” for clean technology, and one of the Top 100 people in Bioenergy by Biofuels Digest.

Prior to KiOR, Cannon led a distinguished 30 year career at AkzoNobel, a global leader in refining catalysts and specialty chemicals manufacturing. Cannon was most recently president of AkzoNobel Catalysts LLC. In his role, Cannon had full P&L responsibilities for the company’s Americas business and managed various joint ventures around the world. In 2004, AkzoNobel’s refinery catalyst business was sold to Albemarle Corporation. Cannon helped transition the business to ensure continued smooth operations and integration across the new company.

In all, Cannon has over 20 years in the refining catalyst business, where he has managed the development, scaling and commercialization of new catalyst technologies, including fluidic catalytic cracking and hydro-processing catalysts.

Cannon holds a Masters in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Sciences in Engineering at the University of South Alabama.

FAQs on booking Fred Cannon

  • How to book Fred Cannon?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Fred Cannon for both live and virtual events for over 20 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Fred Cannon, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Fred Cannon or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Fred Cannon?

    Booking fees for Fred Cannon, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Fred Cannon, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Fred Cannon?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Fred Cannon for clients worldwide for more than 20 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Fred Cannon for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Fred Cannon or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Fred Cannon or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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