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Joseph Laurino

President & CEO, Periodic Products

Joseph P. Laurino, Ph.D. MBA is the founder and president of Periodic Products, Inc., located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the inventor of the Company’s polymer technology, and a frequent speaker at national and regional pool shows speaker on the topics of pool water chemistry and metal staining. Prior to his current position at Periodic Products, Dr. Laurino held academic positions at the University of Tampa and Brown University, and positions at several Fortune 100 companies. He received a Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of Virginia, an MBA from the University of Tampa, and his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Georgetown University. He has authored or co-authored over 65 papers, books, and abstracts, and four United States Patents. He currently serves as Chairman of the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) Recreational Water Quality Committee (RWQC).