Unreasonable Fellows

Lisa Dyson, PhD

Chair at Kiverdi; CEO at Air Protein and CEO at Kiverdi

Lisa is an Unreasonable Fellow and Mentor. Lisa has participated in 3 programs, including Unreasonable Impact Americas 2022, and has advised over 38 Unreasonable companies.
Lisa is a mission-driven serial entrepreneur with a passion for creative problem solving. She is Founder & CEO of Air Protein, a World Economic Forum Tech Pioneer company that is reinventing how food is produced in order to sustainably feed 10 billion people by 2050, by making protein from elements of the air. Dr. Dyson is the Founder & Chair of Kiverdi, a biotechnology company that is remaking supply chains to manufacture goods using CO2 as a building block. Dr. Dyson was raised by an entrepreneur and was previously a Management Consultant BCG.
Dr. Dyson conducted research at Stanford, UC Berkeley, Princeton, UC San Francisco, MIT, and Berkeley Labs. She has a PhD in Physics from MIT, a MS in Physics from the University of London, and Bachelor degrees in Mathematics and Physics from Brandeis University.
Dr. Dyson is a thought leader in sustainability and the circular economy and has given a TED talk that has received over 1.5M views.
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