EMPOWER SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES
By making sustainable food and agriculture systems more accessible and prevalent outside the industrial scale. This is why Ecotone is dedicated to building the tools necessary to empower communities to redevelop and grow through sustainable food practices.
Dylan Lew: Chief Executive Officer
Dylan Lew has experience with lean product development and manufacturing which is critical in trouble-shooting and manufacturing anaerobic digestion systems. His academic and industrial background in materials engineering and failure analysis from Carnegie Mellon University, GE Renewable Energy, and NASA, continues to help in launching the commercialization stage of Ecotone Renewables. He also has various leadership training and experience in courses as well as being the founder and first president of oSTEM, a local chapter of a national organization dedicated to providing a safe professional development space for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math students who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community.
Kyle Wyche: Chief Operating Officer
Kyle Wyche has dynamic experience building and selling environmental systems with direct human interactions. He has a bachelor of science degree in ecology & evolution, and is currently pursuing his Masters of Business Administration from the University of Pittsburgh. With his additional ecology research experience from the Harvard Forest, Kyle’s work translating environmental processes to public systems uniquely supports our mission of technology accessibility. Forging partnerships across Pennsylvania, Kyle works diligently to integrate the ZEUS digesters and uplift local communities. He also has previous experience creating strong communities of learners as the Mid-Atlantic Regional Enrollment Service Manager for the University of Pittsburgh, which positioned him well for creating a strong cohort for our seasonal internship program.
Elliott Bennett: Chief Financial Officer
Elliott Bennett is an expert in sales, marketing, and financing. With a finance background from Boston College and Bank of America, Elliott develops financial projections and business models for Ecotone Renewables. As a branch manager for Cutco, Elliott has leadership and team training experience in addition to a natural talent for sales with over $100,000 in direct business-to-consumer sales. Leading our customer discovery research, Elliott also amplifies and incorporates the voice of the customer within our product development and commercialization strategies.