Team

Delivering Sustainability Without Sacrifice

Our team has a proven passion for sustainable design solutions using the Earth’s materials to cleanse and heal our planet. Headed by a clean-tech veteran and co-founded by a team of renowned scientists and engineers from the University of Colorado Boulder, Prometheus Materials is poised to transform building materials into a zero-carbon industry.
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Loren Burnett

Loren Burnett

President, CEO and Co-founder

Loren is a serial entrepreneur, founder of six tech companies, four of which were based on tech transfer agreements and founder of e-Chromic Technologies (an energy efficiency electrochromic window and film company based on technology from NREL). Loren has five exits generating $375M in shareholder gains, raised $190M in funding, led 17 M&A transactions and one IPO filing.

Stephen Bell, PhD

Stephen Bell, PhD

Director of Biotechnology

Stephen is a passionate, metric-driven scientist with interests and training that intersect biology and chemistry. He earned his Ph.D. at the University of Kentucky where he studied natural product biosynthesis and synthetic biology approaches for producing valuable chemical compounds. Before joining the Prometheus Materials team, Stephen worked in the pharmaceutical and agricultural industries which provided him with diverse experiences and a wide range of skills.

Vaughn Bigelow

Vaughn Bigelow

Vice President of Manufacturing

Vaughn has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and construction with both startup and large corporation experience including modular, scaled supply to OEM customers. Vaughn promotes safety, quality, and efficiency in production environments. Vaughn is named on a number of utility and design US patents.

Jeffrey C. Cameron, PhD

Jeffrey C. Cameron, PhD

Advisor and Co-founder

Dept. of Biochemistry where he leads the Cameron Lab at CU; Jeff is a Fellow at the Renewable and Sustainable Energy Institute (RASEI) – joint appointment with NREL. He is an expert in the physiology and biochemistry of microbes including photosynthetic cyanobacteria with a focus on how cells grow in complex physical environments. Jeff is a co-inventor of Prometheus Materials’ core technology.

Sherri M. Cook, PhD

Sherri M. Cook, PhD

Advisor and Co-founder

Sherri is an expert in environmental biotechnology and quantitative sustainable design. She is focused on developing and applying quantitative sustainability and resilience assessments. Sherri is a co-inventor of Prometheus Materials’ core technology.

Lara Darvie

Lara Darvie

Director of Marketing and Communications

A career marketer, Lara has served as both client and agency liaison, building global brands and executing large-scale campaigns and events. Prior to joining Prometheus, Lara has held a range of posts, serving diverse clients and industries such as technology, entertainment, consumer packaged goods, and pharmaceutical. She holds a master’s degree in corporate and public communication.

Mija Hubler, PhD

Mija Hubler, PhD

Chief Engineering Advisor and Co-founder

Civil Engineering, Co-Director of the Center for Infrastructure, Energy and Space Testing (CIEST) at CU; Mija is an expert on degradation and damage of construction materials due to aging and its impact on structural performance. She has 20+ published articles in the major mechanics and engineering journals and has authored an international recommendation for predicting concrete creep and shrinkage. Mija is a co-inventor of Prometheus Materials’ core technology.

Wil V. Srubar III, PhD

Wil V. Srubar III, PhD

Chief Technology Advisor and Co-founder

Materials Science & Engineering Program and Architectural Engineering at CU; Wil is an expert in structural engineering and materials science of polymer- and cement-based materials for building and construction applications, with a specific emphasis on novel living cementitious material systems. He has published 100+ peer-reviewed technical journal articles, book chapters and conference proceedings and is the holder of two US Patents. Wil is a co-inventor of Prometheus Materials’ core technology.

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“We are creating a paradigm shift in how we address one of the root causes of climate change. While incremental solutions are helpful, Prometheus Materials is charting a path to fully decarbonize building materials.”

Loren Burnett – President, CEO and Co-founder

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