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 helping transform construction into a zero-carbon industry.
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.
Leo is a leader in sustainable design products and sustainable construction. He has over 25 years of experience in the building materials industry. Leo has successfully developed and deployed a number of innovative sustainable products. Previously, he worked in aggregates, concrete and precast building materials within several sectors of the industry.
Stephen is a passionate, metric-driven scientist with interests and training that intersect biology and chemistry. He earned his PhD 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 has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and construction with both startups and large corporations – 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.
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 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.
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 40+ 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.
Rob is an accomplished marketing strategist, creative director, graphic designer and copywriter. Like his expertise, his experience is wide-ranging – spanning an array of markets and media in both creative and executive roles. Rob is the founder and President of Page2, LLC – an active marketing, advertising and creative services agency.
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.
Ashten is a subject matter expert in advanced composite formulation development. She received her bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Georgia Tech and has been developing commercially available materials for over eight years. Ashten combines a deep understanding of chemistry and materials science to design sustainable, high-performance products.
Loren Burnett – President, CEO and Co-founder
Our zero-carbon bio-concrete was featured at UKCW's Future Lab, a showcase highlighting innovative productivity, robotics and sustainable technologies.
Colorado is seeing remarkable steps to save our environment ... We’ll look at sustainability with PM’s Loren Burnett on this edition of Connected Colorado!
Microsoft Vice Chair and President Brad Smith explains the need for new innovations in concrete, noting the critical role played by Prometheus Materials.