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Aaron M. Fluitt

Manager, Strategic Planning & Initiatives

Aaron works with management and scientists to develop strategies for growth and impact in high-priority programs and initiatives.


Aaron serves as Manager, Strategic Planning and Initiatives, in the Technology Commercialization and Partnerships Division. His role is to work with initiative leaders, management, and principal investigators to develop and implement strategies for growth in major science and technology initiatives. Current areas of focus include manufacturing science and engineering and quantum information science.

Aaron previously served as Business Development Executive, a role in which he focused on building partnerships between the laboratory and the private sector to facilitate the commercialization of Argonne technologies. He joined Argonne in 2017 from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), where he worked with senior leaders of client organizations to develop and implement strategies for growth, innovation, and efficiency. He earned his Ph.D. in the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago. He also holds an M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.S. with highest distinction from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, both in chemical engineering.