Seth Carruthers is the Director of Global Technology for the chemical adhesives and coatings business for Lord Corporation. He is responsible for teams of STEM professionals in research, development, and technical service for global product lines that serve automotive, electronics, and industrial markets. These teams constantly work with colleagues and customers across the US, Asia, and Europe. He also serves as the Lord STEM Outreach Executive Sponsor. He graduated from Wake County Public Schools, earned a B.S. Chemistry degree from NC State University, and a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Texas at Austin. Seth and his wife have two boys in Wake County Public Schools.