Lisa Dyson

Founder and Executive Chair, Kiverdi

Dr. Dyson is the CEO of Air Protein, which is focused on feeding the world's population with the most sustainable protein made from elements found in the air. Using a proprietary probiotic process, Air Protein is forging the way into a new era of sustainable food production by creating food from CO2. Watch Dr. Dyson’s TED Talk about the technology here.

Dr. Dyson is a scientist and entrepreneur to her core, taught to solve problems. Raised by an entrepreneur where she saw ideas come to fruition. Dr. Dyson thrives when she is able to use her scientific knowledge to solve problems that are good for business and good for the planet. As a mission-driven entrepreneur, Dr. Dyson is passionate about challenging business leaders to remake their supply chains with innovative, sustainable solutions.

Experience and background:
Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group
PhD in physics from MIT
Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Physics from Brandeis University
Master of Science and Fulbright Scholar at the Imperial College London
Conducted research in bioengineering, energy and physics at Stanford University, UC Berkeley, and Princeton University

Inc. Magazine - Top 100 Female Founders 2019
2019 Verge Vanguard Award
Most Creative People in Business 2017 by Fast Company
San Francisco Business Times’ Forever Influential Honor Roll
C3E award from MIT and the Department of Energy for her entrepreneurial leadership in energy

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