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Together we are leading the world’s transition to clean chemistry

We are a team of scientists, doctors, engineers and innovators working together to decarbonize the chemicals industry. In that pursuit, we draw on diverse experiences, deep expertise, and a relentless commitment to clean chemistry for the world.

Our Founders

Our Scientists

Leadership

Sean Liu Chief Financial Officer

Sean leads Solugen’s finance organization, spearheading our efforts in investor relations, strategy, and M&A. With a B.S. in Foreign Service and over a decade of leadership experience at top global investment firms, Sean brings a valuable global perspective to our molecular ventures.

Travis Thibodeaux Chief Operating Officer

Travis leads the day-to-day operations and sales at Solugen, focusing on safety, strategy, and growth. He brings a breadth of experience across specialty chemicals, asset management, and private equity, ensuring that we build a sustainable business in every sense of the word.

David Weiner VP of Technology

David leads R&D at Solugen, advancing our technology platform and turning big ideas into groundbreaking technology. Having spent the last 25 years on the cutting edge of biotechnology, he is the author of 24 peer-reviewed publications and coinventor of 44 issued US patents.

Alan Pike VP of Finance and Controller

Alan is a Texas CPA who is responsible for all financial services, accounting and reporting. He brings a deep understanding of the traditional industries we’re working to change, as he has worked in a variety of roles at manufacturing, energy infrastructure, and oil & gas companies around the world.

Frederyk Ngantung VP of Product

Frederyk leads a multidisciplinary team in developing carbon-negative products for new markets beyond the energy sector. Through his experiences in venture capital as well as three bio-based chemical startups, Frederyk has developed deep expertise in and passion for bringing bio-based products to market.

Awards

  • World Changing Ideas Awards - Fast Company 2021

    Companies that have achieved incredible impact and have been in business under 4 years.

  • The Next Billion Dollar Start Ups - Forbes 2020

    Annual list of the next generation or the VC-backed tech company.

  • Fast 100 & Innovation Awards - HBJ 2019

    Houston's fastest-growing private companies.

  • BPTW 2019

    Best Place to Work.

  • 30 Under 30 - Forbes 2017

    The most definitive gathering of today’s leading young change-makers and innovators in the U.S.

  • MIT $100K Entrepreneurship Competition - 2016

    Business plan competition for undergraduates and postgraduates from all programs and levels at MIT.