Date：23 July (Friday)
Time: 15:40 – 17:10 (GMT+8)
Dr. Watson Ariyaphuttarat graduated a Bachelor's degree in Medical Technology and a Master's degree in Industrial Ecology, Environmental Science from Mahidol University and holds a Doctorate of International Service Business Management (ISBM) from North Eastern University. With a passion for science research and crucial business background from his family business. During master’s degree, he therefore screened for the most effective oil-degrading microbes to develop environmental treatment product from research at his degree and first established KEEEN, at the Thailand Science Park in 2009. Then, the bioremediation agents became the first pioneer product in KEEEN Limited, the company he founded himself.
In 2010, Dr. Watson led KEEEN Company to co-founded the Thai Association for Biotech Industries (ThaiBIO) with 6 company co-founders, Betagro Public Co.Ltd., Bionet-Asia Co. Ltd., Petroleum Authority of Thailand PCL. (PTT), Pico (Thailand) PCL., Plantheon Co. (TCC group) and The Siam Cement PCL. (SCG). Since ThaiBIO association’s establishment, he has been being as Board of Director in the association.
Then in 2016, Dr. Watson was elected from the members to be a president of the association until present. Dr. Watson is recognized an expertise in microbial biotechnology, biological waste treatment and biotech industry management.