Title: Chief Executive Officer and Founder
Company: Biorev, LLC
Location: Olympia, Washington, United States
Ralph L. R. Bietz, PhD, MBA, Chief Executive Officer and Founder at Biorev, LLC, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Executives for dedication, achievements, and leadership in sciences, technology and business management.
Serving in myriad executive-level positions, Dr. Bietz has excelled in multiple capacities for several companies since the inception of his career in 1976. After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in chemical and biochemical engineering from Trine University, he began his career as an operations engineer for Joseph E. Seagrams & Sons Ltd., remaining there for one year. From there, he served as a liaison to Copenhagen, Denmark, and Frankfurt, Germany, while also excelling as a director and manager of fermentation plants until 1984. Subsequently, Dr. Bietz excelled with a number of prestigious corporations, including The NutraSweet Company and The Coca-Cola Company, the latter of which he was a senior director of European-African concentrate operations and business and senior director of operations and business plan reviews before departing in 2005. Concurrent to these roles, he served Crystal Cascade as president and chief operating officer for three years before becoming a board member in 2005 –a position he still holds today. Likewise, since 2005, he has been the chief executive officer and founder of Biorev, LLC.
Alongside these endeavors, Dr. Bietz has served internationally with the University of Cambridge, where he is a former coach and mentor until departing from the university in 2020. During this time, he was notably for being the personal mentor to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II through the Queen’s Young Leadership Program between 2016 and 2018. Likewise, he served Univera Inc. as global chief operating officer of legal affairs and compliance, having also sat as president of the board of directors since 2014, among other responsibilities. Civically involved as well, Dr. Bietz has gone on missionary trips to Honduras and Nicaragua for Feed the Children, as well as to the Dominican Republic for Vitamin Angels. He also supports ChildFund International.
Throughout the course of his career, Dr. Bietz has placed an emphasis on higher education, obtaining a Master of Business Administration from Emory University in 1991 and a Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy in natural products and naturology from the American Institute of Holistic Technology in 2007. Most recently, he received a Bachelor of Arts in coaching and leadership from the University of Cambridge in 2015. Earning several certifications as well, he completed negotiation programs through the Harvard Law School, a certificate in intellectual property, patents and trademarks through the University of California Berkeley and a certificate in e-learning and digital culture through the University of Edinburgh. Likewise, he has earned numerous certificates in such areas as nutrition, environmental physiology, technology entrepreneurship and mobile health from Stanford University. While serving the University of Cambridge, he also received certificates from the University in executive coaching, food and health, life coaching, coaching psychology and advanced social media strategy.
As a testament to his success, Dr. Bietz has received a number of accolades and honors. He has earned an Outstanding Service Award, an Executive Corporate Culture Award, a Chairman’s Award, and scholarships to Trine University and the University of Cambridge. Likewise, he was recognized for outstanding technical and financial advancements and recognition for breakthrough biotechnology advancements. Although his career has been filled with highlights, he is especially proud of mentoring Queen Elizabeth II through the Queen’s Young Leadership Program, as well as being highlighted in The Wall Street Journal. Looking toward the future, he intends to spend more time on his personal business ventures.
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