CEO and board member
James “Jamie” Levine is CEO and a member of the Board of Directors of Sapphire Energy, a private company creating human nutraceutical products from outdoor algae cultivation. Previously Mr. Levine was CEO at Verenium Corporation, a NASDAQ-Listed company that developed enzymes products for diverse end-markets including animal feed, which was acquired by the chemical company BASF. Prior to joining Verenium, Mr. Levine was a Managing Director in the investment banking department of Goldman Sachs & Co. where he served clients in the Healthcare and Energy industries. Mr. Levine received an MBA degree from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from Brandeis University.