Our Team

RiKarbon has created a productive, dynamic and safe work culture. The team includes technically dedicated and business motivated personnel with extensive experience in innovation, process management, commercialization and marketing.

Basudeb Saha

Founder & President

Basu has 20+ years of industrial and academic experience in R&D, innovation, management and commercialization. Previously he worked in the polyurethane business R&D division at the Dow Chemical Company and co-founded Spero Energy, Inc. He is an inventor of 16 patents and author or coauthor of 100+ peer-reviewed journal articles. His vast technical and management experience is instrumental to RiKarbon’s cutting edge technology and product discovery.

Chinmay Pawar

Scientific Officer

Chinmay has 2+ years of experience in chemistry and material science. His academic degree from University of Delaware and prior industrial experience is helping the company to lead new products innovation, formulation research, and scale-up.

Bill Ludlum

Global Commercial Advisor

Bill has 35+ years of experience in commercialization of specialty chemical products with global chemical and fragrance enterprise. He is leveraging his multi-level management and commercialization experience in connecting our cutting edge technologies and sustainable products with customers in the niche markets and developing new business opportunities.

Sarah Wenyon

Entrepreneurial Advisor

Sarah has a strong passion in entrepreneurship and customer discovery. She is leading our ICORP team, funded by National Science Foundation, to strategize market, new products, and development.