ExxonMobil Chemical Company
Senior Technical Sales Manager- Aromatics Licensing
James Cao is currently the senior technical sales manager for aromatics licensing with ExxonMobil Catalysts & Licensing LLC. James obtained PhD in Chemical Engineering from the City University of New York, MS and BS in Chemical Engineering from Tsinghua University. Dr. Cao holds 25 US patents and various international filings. He has more than 25 years of experience in heterogeneous catalysis and commercial applications. He joined Exxon in 1998, and later worked for a US National Lab prior to returning ExxonMobil Chemical in 2005. Dr. Cao has held various commercial and technical positions within EMCL. He has been responsible for the technology licensing and catalyst sales of xylenes, ethylbenzene and cumene processes.