Lisa Dyson is the co-founder and chief executive officer of Kiverdi, a company focused on technology that recycles carbon to address global issues such as sustainable food production and the problem of plastic in the oceans. Kiverdi’s NASA-inspired technologies and patent-protected commercial solutions convert carbon dioxide into people- and planet-friendly nutrients and bio-based materials.
Dyson has conducted research in bioengineering, energy and physics at Stanford University; University of California, Berkeley; and Princeton. She holds a doctorate in physics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She received a master’s in science and was a Fulbright Scholar at the Imperial College London. She has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and physics from Brandeis University.
Among her accolades are being named to Fast Company’s 2017 Most Creative People in Business list and receiving a C3E (Clean Energy Education and Empowerment) award for her entrepreneurial leadership.