Bruce H. Caldwell is the founder and CEO of 3Bar Biologics Inc., a seed-stage startup spinout from The Ohio State University dedicated to improving yield and productivity in agriculture.
Prior to starting 3Bar, Mr. Caldwell served as Senior Vice President of R&D for Scotts Miracle-Gro, where he led a global organization in the creation and delivery of a broad portfolio of innovations in the consumer lawn and garden category. Prior to joining Scotts Miracle-Gro, Mr. Caldwell worked for The Procter & Gamble Company where he held roles of increasing responsibility in Food, Beverage, and Beauty Care R&D.
Mr. Caldwell holds a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He has served as an executive mentor at Ohio State’s Center for Entrepreneurship, the Vice President’s Advisory Council for the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences, and the board of trustees for COSI Columbus. He also currently serves as a 4RN auditor for the Nutrient Stewardship Council.