Leadership Team


Dr. Chitral Angammana
Cofounder, Inventor & CEO

Invented & commercialized multiple nanotechnologies; 10+ patents related to nano material technologies; PhD in Electrical Engineering (specialized in Nanotechnology) from university of Waterloo


Pushkar Kumar, MBA
Cofounder & COO

Founder of GreenMantra (invented & commercialized tech, raised >$50M)
GM at AI division, Carrier; spun off this AI business from Wipro, sold to Carrier;
BE Metallurgy from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee; MBA - Ivey


Prabash Jayalath
VP Products (water based)

Founder & director of Jaya & Jaya Engineering. PVT Ltd.; Director of Flexinc (PVT), a leading construction company in Maldives; BSc (Hons), Civil Engineering, University of Moratuwa (Sri Lanka)


Lily Nesterenko
VP Sales & Marketing

Multi-year experience in sales & marketing; BCom, Marketing from Asper School of Business; Brand Management from University of Toronto


Dr. Nagesh Potluri
Partner, Product Development & Sales

Founder & CEO of ChemPrise (NanoRial has partnered with ChemPrise for 3D printing & composite applications); Former CTO of Zyvex (a CNT pioneer); Former R&D director at Michelman


Scott Peever, P.Eng., MBA

Former VP Business Development at a clean-tech startup; Former sales professional at GE; Strong track record of helping early-stage companies win customers and secure grants/financing


Dr. Tushar Shah
Technology Advisor

An inventor of carbon nanotube technology; 38+ yrs. at Lockheed Martin, including as the CTO at Applied Nanostructures; Former Sr. Principle Scientist at Cabot Corp.


Geoff Simonett

Accomplished entrepreneur; 2 decades experience starting, operating and successfully exiting several companies;
Angel investor, advisor & mentor; supported the growth of many early stage companies