Jonathan Cohen

Founder and President, Generated Materials Recovery, LLC

As the founder of GMR, Jonathan has been directly engaged for 20 years in the often opaque markets for recyclable commodities, and as a result has an unique understanding of the local and global waste and recycling ecosystem. He has lead the implementation of his vision for providing comprehensive waste and recycling services for manufacturing facilities, thereby minimizing waste disposal costs, maximizing recyclable commodity values, while delivering operational efficiency and greater transparency into the marketplace for recovered commodities.

He serves on the Board of Directors for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries and as the Chair of the Plastics Division, on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Manufacturers Council, is a member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (Manhattan and Arizona Chapters) where he serves on the Executive Committees for the Manufacturing Excellence Network and Sustainable Business Network, and is a Trustee of the Anne Frank Center USA.