Richard Dodge is a Technical SME at Innovationedge. Prior to Innovationedge, Richard was a Technical Strategist at Kimberly-Clark Corporation. Richard has experience in a variety of research areas including nonwoven fiber formation, absorbency science and fundamentals, superabsorbent development, computer modeling, and psycho-physiological exploration. Richard has extensive experience integrating consumer, marketplace, and technical insights to identify new business and technology opportunities. He led technical programs across multiple research centers across the globe.

Richard is an inventor on 27 granted US patents, he has 13 external publications, and published over 140 confidential research documents while at Kimberly-Clark.

Richard earned a BS (1982) and MS (1983) in Chemical Engineering from the University of Michigan.