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Rail Transit Sessions Speaker:


Joel Garrett

Joel Garrett
Vice President - Global Sales


Biography: Joel Garrett is Vice President - Global Sales at CSW Industrials, Specialty Chemicals, which includes Whitmore. He is also part of the Adjunct Faculty and a Guest Lecturer at several business and science graduate programs at Springfield College, UMass, UNH, and Rutgers University.

Prior to his work at CSW/Whitmore, Joel was Executive Vice President of Kluber North America, President of Summit Lubricants (a Division of Quaker Chemical), and Chief Operating Officer at Triboscience & Engineering, Inc.

Joel holds a BS in Physiological Psychology from Springfield College; an MS from the College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts; an MBA from Babson College; and a doctorate in science from the School of Health and Environment at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, where he received the Barry Commonor Award for the Most Innovative Doctoral Dissertation, which was on “Sustainable Chemistry.”

Joel has made presentations on Chemical Regulatory Management, Product Design and Development, Engineering and Chemistry at chemical industry conferences. He has published papers on topics including Chemical Management, Economics of Chemistry, Strategy and Sustainability.