Attracting Promising Talent

John Melo, Amyris Biotechnologies

After fundraising, John Melo, CEO of Amyris Biotechnologies, says that targeting human resources is his second largest priority. But being a smart candidate simply isn't enough, he reports; what's critical is being able to deliver in a group environment. Melo reports that reeling in the smartest and the best in the field is made easier by having an exciting in-house project on which to work.