Daniel R. Kittle
Dan Kittle is Global Leader, Dow AgroSciences Research and Development. He was named to this position in August 2000. Kittle joined Eli Lilly and Company in 1981 as a Plant Science Representative for the field research station in Mansfield, Illinois. During the next 10 years, he held several positions across the R&D function within Lilly. With the formation of DowElanco in 1989, Kittle became Global Manager of Weed Management Discovery Research. Through the end of 1999, he was the Global R&D Leader for the Weed Management Global Business Unit.
Kittle currently serves on the Purdue University Dean’s Advisory Board. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from the University of Illinois in Champaign and a Master of Science degree and doctorate degree in plant pathology from the University of Illinois. Kittle did post-doctorate work with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service Consortium of Integrated Pest Management.