David Koenig, Ph.D., is the research technical leader with Kimberly Clark Professional. He has 30 years of environmental microbiology, human microbiome, and hard surface disinfectant research and development experience. Dr. Koenig is a lead scientist at Kimberly-Clark focused on development of infection control products. Prior to joining Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dr. Koenig was a scientist with NASA-Johnson Space Center focused on the design and development of the surface, air, and water hygiene sub-systems for the International Space Station. Dr. Koenig received a bachelor’s degree in biology from Bowling Green State University, a master’s degree in biology from the University of Mississippi and earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Louisiana State University. He has published 58 journal articles and book chapters and has 75 granted U.S. patents.
Stephanie Martin, Ph.D. has worked at Kimberly-Clark Corporation for the past 17 years, holding numerous roles across several research, engineering, and marketing functions with a heavy emphasis on projects and products that promote hand and surface hygiene and infection prevention. Dr. Martin currently serves as a product technical leader within the Global Innovation team, supporting the Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Wipes product. She has a bachelor’s degree in Materials Science & Engineering from the University of Florida and earned her Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Washington. She is the author of several publications as well as the holder of 25 granted U.S. patents.