Dr. Rudderman is the managing director and cofounder of Level Growth, LLC., a management consulting firm integrating economics, social policy, business and environmental sustainability. Level Growth orchestrated certification by the Rainforest Alliance and Sustainable Agriculture Network of the first oil palm plantation in Indonesia and the first clove plantation in Asia. Level Growth as well coordinated efforts with the Wildlife Conservation Society working with government and corporations to protect endangered species in Indonesia. This collaboration with industry had verifiable impact to thousands of workers families for access to clean water, education, international standard housing, while supporting best practice agriculture, and assisting multiple endangered species including primates.
RANDY RUDDERMAN MD FACS is a managing director and co-founder of Daykin Molecular Systems, LLC. Daykin Molecular Systems develops systems for stabilization of genetic materials. Current system commercially available allows for collection, transport, and storage at room temperature of genetic materials including human and viral genetic applications. The solutions are included in a FDA approved laboratory test for collection of and detection of Nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Ambient temperature storage results in dramatic environmental impact with reduction of energy costs. The Daykin systems are in use in the US and Asia (China) with current research activities in the US and Canada.
Dr. Rudderman served as the managing director and co-founder of IAN, LLC. IAN develops environmentally and socially responsible sweeteners with low glycemic index characteristics. IAN works with international NGOs and foreign governments in Asia to establish economically stable community co-ops and coordinates efforts to support infrastructure, education, health care delivery, and micro banking in these small to medium size villages. Products are developed for both clinical and commercial application
Dr. Rudderman served on the Board of Directors and as the prior Chairman of the Board of the Rainforest Foundation, US, supporting indigenous peoples protecting resources and traditions. Dr. Rudderman is a Senior Trustee of the AO Foundation, Davos, Switzerland, served on the AO international trauma classification committee, and worked within the AO Foundation to develop craniofacial trauma systems used currently clinically worldwide. Dr. Rudderman has published articles and book chapters on the biomechanics of facial surgery used for global education. Dr. Rudderman has lectured in North America, Europe, and Asia to thousands of practicing surgeons, and served as the international co-chair of the Craniofacial Trauma Symposium in Davos.
Dr. Rudderman is an Adjunct Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of South Carolina. He previously served as an Adjunct Professor of Civil Engineering at Case Western Reserve. He directed Micro Med Incorporated as it’s CEO, a nanotechnology and Biotechnology Company, holds US Patents on microelectricalmechanical systems, and directed research activities sponsored by D.A.R.P.A., the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency.
Dr. Rudderman participated as a principle investigator in biotechnology research at NASA, redefining facial biomechanics, impacting the understanding of human behavior and evolution. He serves as the chief science consultant to ERA, exploring opportunities to utilize native botanicals for the treatment of cancer. Dr. Rudderman orchestrated the construction of one of the first LEED certified facilities of its kind in North America and has developed new standards for verifiable sustainable office design and construction. He currently lectures on sustainable environmental health in primary schools, institutions, and internationally recognized wellness centers. He is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He completed his undergraduate education at Vanderbilt University and the University of Florida.
Dr. Rudderman serves on the Board of Directors for the Captain Planet Foundation supporting hands-on environmental projects designed to encourage innovative initiatives that inspire and empower children and youth creating environmental solutions in their homes, schools and communities. He serves on the Executive Committee and Diversity Committee and as Chair of the Development Committee. CPF is a grant-making foundation that has funded over 2,600 hands-on environmental education projects with schools and non-profits that serve children in all 50 U.S. states and in 30 countries internationally. More than 1.4 million children have directly participated in and benefited from these educational projects.
Dr. Rudderman currently serves as a Trustee for the Schenck School in Atlanta, educating those with dyslexia. He serves on the advisory committee for the Dyslexia Resource Trust to facilitate teacher training support students and parents and provide education to the public. The Schenck school currently serves as the content manager for “Made by Dyslexia”, an international program created by Richard Branson launching in London January 2019.
Dr. Rudderman served as a Science advisor to the Board of Directors of the St. Mary’s Riverkeeper Alliance during its formation, working to remediate the river basin and restore expanded recreational use and restore commercial fishing and oystering maintaining environmental sustainability.