Co-Founder & CEO
Dr. Lisa Dyson has a diverse background in management, business consulting, technology development and scientific research. As a management consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, Dr. Dyson worked with executives of multi-national corporations to develop high-impact strategies and execution plans to expand into new markets, facilitate post-merger integrations, define international governance models, and identify millions of dollars in operational cost inefficiencies. Dr. Dyson has experience in a number of industries, including transportation, travel, automotive, packaging, retail, telecommunications, and energy.
Senior Vice President
Mr. Guy W. Penard is a consultant to, hands-on operator and partner in start-up companies focused on sustainable chemistry, food and feed and energy. Throughout his career he has worked in diverse leadership positions on the interface between technology and business. He has a degree in Chemical Engineer (BSc) and MBA of the University of Twente, The Netherlands.
Dr. John Reed is a co-founder of Kiverdi and the co-inventor of their core technology. Dr. Reed is an expert in chemical and biological energy storage and conversion technologies and has over 15 years of experience in the research and development of clean energy technologies. He has conducted research at leading institutions including MIT, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. He has authored more than a dozen articles and is an inventor on several patent applications, including patent applications on microbial carbon capture. Dr. Reed earned a PhD and an MS degree in Material Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as well as degrees in Biology and Material Science from UC Berkeley.