Kenneth S. Marsh, Ph.D., CPP is President of Kenneth S. Marsh & Associates, Ltd., and Executive Director of the Woodstock Institute for Science in Service to Humanity (WIS2H). He has over 35 years of industrial experience and held the Cryovac Chair at Clemson University as the first endowed professorship in packaging science in the U.S.
He held the first endowed professorship in packaging science in the U.S. and is a Fellow of Institute of Packaging Professionals and Institute of Food Technologists. He co-edited the Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 2nd edition.
He has presented at five World Food Congresses and was a delegate at the World Food Summit: five years later. He also served on a subcommittee of the National Academy of Sciences-Institute of Medicine, to develop a high energy, nutrient-dense emergency relief ration.
Ken has applied physical chemistry, computer modeling, and scientific principles to not only improve shelf life and protection of foods and pharmaceuticals, but also to improve product distribution both domestically and internationally. He has developed packaging for new products and cost reduced existing packaging. He lectures and consults around the world to improve packaging, assure compliance, and promote trade with the U.S., and is currently applying packaging and distribution knowledge to enhance world food distribution.
Dr. Marsh is a Fellow of both the Institute of Packaging professionals (IoPP) and the Institute of Food Technologists. He is a lifetime Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) and an Honorary Life Member of IoPP. He co-edited the Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 2nd edition.