Leadership Team Bios
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Carlos was the President and CEO of Synovos, Inc, a leading US-based global supply chain, logistics, MRO, integrated supply, and data assets company growing the company from $20M to $500M delivering a 20X return to investors when sold in 2021. Carlos was formerly a Vice President with the Fluor Corporation, a global engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and maintenance company. Prior to Fluor, Carlos was Director of Operations at Lockheed Martin. Carlos has a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and a Master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.
Founder & Chief Product Officer
Nico, a recent graduate of Stanford University with a B.S. in Computational Biology, worked as a data scientist for over two years under the chair of the Stanford Genetics Department, Michael P. Snyder, PhD, in his multi-omic research lab. Additionally, Nico spent two summers at Meta, Inc as a data scientist.
VP of Engineering & Manufacturing
Don has 40 years’ experience in manufacturing, mechanical engineering, and supply chain includes work in both small and multi-national companies serving the industrial and municipal markets. He has also managed a manufacturing and design firm focused on providing custom chemical feed and control systems. Shoemaker holds a patent for a chemical feed device. He served as Global Director, Indirect Procurement and Energy for Hercules, Incorporated. Shoemaker holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University and is a registered Professional Engineer in the state of PA.
VP of Marketing
Michele is a Marketing Executive with extensive experience in CPG and apparel retail. Most recently, Michele was with VF Corp and Kontoor Brands post spin-off from VF, in several key Marketing leadership roles, spanning a 15 year tenure with the apparel giant.
Michele is an expert on Organizational design for digital transformation and Blockchain technology having spent the last 3 years in the space in an advisory role. Michele earned a BBA in Marketing at Pace University, Lubin School of Business