Chief Executive Office, Kiverdi, Inc.

Dr. Lisa Dyson is the CEO of Kiverdi, Inc., a next-generation sustainable oil company that converts carbon dioxide (CO2) and waste carbon gases into customized oils using the power of biotechnology. Her technical background includes research in bioengineering, energy, and physics at Stanford University, the University of California (UC) at Berkeley, Princeton University, UC San Francisco, and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. Dr. Dyson’s entrepreneurial background began when she was on the founding team of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) start-up that received funding from Microsoft, and she later built and led a team that developed a technology that reached millions in volunteering campaigns. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of London, where she received a Master of Science degree, and she has degrees in physics and mathematics from Brandeis University. Dr. Dyson earned her PhD in physics from MIT.