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About Us

Stewart Nelson, Mayasil interim CEO and Founder — serial startup executive who has successfully raised seed and growth capital, built entrepreneurial teams, and led new ventures.

Richard M. Laine, CTO, Professor of Material Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, a distinguished Fellow of the American Chemical Society, and the 2015 winner of the Governor’s Green Chemistry Award for Small Business Innovation.

Jay J Mahler, interim COO, Computer technologist and engineer with marketing savvy along with financial modeling and accounting skills. Mahler has B.S.E. and M.S.E. degrees in Industrial Engineering from the University of Michigan.

Lanny White, Business Development Officer, Twenty-eight years’ experience guiding strategic planning, change, and growth. Expert in small business strategy, marketing, administration. Coach, start-up mentor, and ambassador at GLEQ-MiQuest. Business degrees from University of Detroit and SUNY.

Vera Popova, Chief Scientist at Mayaterials, Mayasil's research arm. She has 12+ years of experience with RHA processing, SQ synthesis, coating applications, and synthesis scale up.

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