Michael W. Dennis is the Vice President, Legal, PMO, and Innovation for CAS.
Dr. Dennis is responsible for all CAS legal matters, including licensing of intellectual property (IP) and Compliance; the CAS Strategic Initiatives office (SI), which executes CAS’s Strategic Projects; CAS Innovation, which innovates transformative solutions for existing and new customers; Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), with the CAS President and Leadership Team, Customer Experience (CX), and CAS Community Relations.
Dr. Dennis joined CAS in 1997 from Metcalf & Eddy, a global environmental consulting and engineering firm, where he was Senior Chemist.
He is active in the American Chemical Society (ACS), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); and the American, Ohio, and Columbus Bar Associations.
He serves on the National Veterans Memorial and Museum (NVMM) Board, COSI (Science Museum) Board, Smart Columbus Advisory Board, Juvenile Diabetes (JDRF) Advisory Board, One Columbus Leadership Circle, Columbus Rotary and PAST Foundation Board. He also actively participates in several charitable organizations.
Dr. Dennis earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from the Ohio State University, and JD from Capital University.