President and CEO
Dan previously served as COO of FloZein Products, a strategic partner of gluECO. He also held senior management roles in marketing, product development, and production. He is tasked with developing the overall strategy for product development and commercialization of the adhesive products. Dan holds an MBA from Columbia University
Director and co-Founder
Rachel is the President and owner of FloZein Products. She also has over 30 years of experience as a project manager, professional trainer, and a technical writer. Rachel is responsible for maintaining relationships with all stakeholders, as well as providing strategic vision for gluECO. She has a degree in Mathematics from Smith College.
VP, Business Development and Operations
Alex has a Bachelor of Science from Tulane University and is tasked with managing the communications among all aspects of the business including sales, marketing, and manufacturing.
Director of Business Strategy
is a seasoned C-Suite executive with a proven record of successfully
building and operating businesses in various industries. Gail specializes in
strategic leadership, growth, and innovation strategies, and nurturing internal
and external partnerships.
Director of Research
Peter is one of the most knowledgeable Zein chemists in the United States. The focus of Peter’s research has been to eliminate society’s reliance upon many unwanted synthetics, solvents, surfactants and superfluous agents, but rather rely on sustainable raw materials.
Jonathan Wilker, PhD
Professor of Inorganic Chemistry
Jon’s research group at Purdue University is developing biomimetic materials with properties not accessed previously. Some of the bioinspired systems developed so far include adhesives able to be stronger than Super Glue, set underwater, have tunable flexibility, be derived from renewable resources, and debond at predetermined times.