Ethan is a lifelong entrepreneur with deep roots in technology and a history of building successful businesses that tackle complex, high-impact problems. His forte is in recognizing promising ideas and building the strategies and operational systems needed to turn those ideas into successful companies. He has applied this expertise in a wide variety of fields including semiconductor chip design, software engineering, synthetic biology, biotech, and sustainable textiles. He co-founded and built two successful companies, one with a $1.2B exit, while leading efforts in every aspect of their operations, including fundraising, business strategy, R&D strategy, organizational culture, deal-making and partnerships. He is particularly passionate about using innovation and technology to improve environmental sustainability and reduce human impacts on the natural world. He is eager to work with leaders, founders, investors and companies working in this space.