Byron C. Clayton serves as the president and CEO of Research Park Corporation (RPC). RPC was formed by the Louisiana legislature in the early 1990’s to help grow and diversify the innovation economy of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Today, RPC is a family of four organizations that help Louisiana companies create the jobs of the future. The RPC family provides access to facilities, services, seed capital, and diverse talent to help scale technology ventures.
Clayton comes to Baton Rouge from Northeast Ohio where he led regional innovation clusters in printed electronics, advanced energy and water technologies. In addition, he has over 25 years of experience developing, commercializing and implementing advanced manufacturing systems and software for various industries.