Jon Stanat

(BS ’66, MS ‘67)
Jon Stanat is retired Chief Engineer of the ExxonMobil Chemical Company. Jon received a
BS and MS from Cornell University in 1966 and 1967 and a MBA in International Finance
from New York University in 1974. He worked for ExxonMobil Chemical Company (EMCC)
from 1967 to 2009, retiring with over 42 years of service.

From 1967 to 1978, Jon worked in EMCC petrochemical manufacturing in various
technical and operations roles, starting as a process engineer and progressing to
operations and technical department manager positions in the Olefins and Solvents
product lines.

From 1979 to 1984, Jon worked in the EMCC World Headquarters as a strategic planner
and financial advisor to the Solvents and Aromatics product line worldwide management.
Later he became a senior financial advisor in the Controllers Department.

From 1984 to 2009, Jon worked in various EMCC Technology Divisions contributing in a
variety of technology management positions. First, he worked in the Solvents product line
leading process development activities on oxygenated solvent processes. He then led
product and process development functions in EMCC Oil and Gasoline Additives
Technology, and later the Oxo Alcohol and the Fluids Technology organizations. In these
assignments, he held positions focusing on improving existing processes and also new
product and process development.

These jobs included assignments as a New Product Venture Executive, and later, Chief
Engineer positions in the Additives, Oxo Alcohol, and Worldwide Process Research
functions. In these later assignments, Jon acted as a high level advisor on effective
technology development, strategic directions for new technology development, and the
linkage of technology objectives and business drivers.

While retired from ExxonMobil, Jon consults actively on process development and
engineering, process economic evaluation, and intellectual property strategy development.