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Jane Quartel
Global Strategic Product Lead - DuPont

Jane Quartel is founder and former CEO of Halcyon Shades, a green-tech company that she spun out of Solutia, Inc. in 2009 with a handful of private investors. She has 20+ years of experience with new business start-ups, global marketing, and sales management. For Halcyon, she landed and cultivated three Big Box accounts; the Home Depot, Lowe’s and Menards, as well as accounts such as Jo. A. Bank, Subway and Church’s Chicken.

Prior to running Halcyon, she worked at companies such as Monsanto and Mallinckrodt, primarily in marketing and product development where she was responsible for launching new product lines and working closely with research scientists in new product development.

Jane also has a wealth of international experience. She has dual citizenship, speaks 5 languages and has lived in 6 different countries. She holds a degree in Biology from Washington University and an MBA from St. Louis University.