Gevo, Inc. is a renewable chemicals and bio fuels company, which is focused on the development and commercialization of alternatives to petroleum-based products based on isobutanol. The company operates through two operating segments: Gevo, Inc. and Gevo Development/Agri-Energy. The Gevo, Inc. segment is responsible for all research and development activities related to the future production of isobutanol, including the development of its proprietary biocatalysts, retrofit process and the next generation of chemicals and advanced biofuels that will be based on isobutanol technology. This segment also develops, maintains and protects its intellectual property portfolio, develops future markets for isobutanol and provides corporate oversight services. The Gevo Development/Agri-Energy segment is responsible for the production of ethanol and related products. The company was founded by Matthew W. Peters, Peter Meinhold and Frances Hamilton Arnold on June 9, 2005 and is headquartered in Englewood, CO.