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NanoH2O Inc.

NanoH2O develops, manufactures and markets the next generation reverse osmosis membranes designed to lower the cost of desalination.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location El Segundo, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2005
  • Employees 100
  • Website

Company Summary

NanoH2O designs, develops, manufactures and markets reverse osmosis (RO) membranes that lower the cost of desalination. Based on breakthrough nanostructured materials and industry-proven polymer technology, NanoH2O’s QuantumFlux membranes dramatically improve desalination energy efficiency and productivity, delivering the highest flux and highest rejection of any seawater RO membrane on the market.


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    Doug Barnes

    Mr. Barnes brings extensive experience in translating manufacturing operations and commercial activity into solid business results. Previously, Mr. Barnes spent 25 years in high volume manufacturing with Planar, a leader in digital display technology. He served in various positions including VP of Global Operations and as General Manager, during which he was responsible for establishing commercial and manufacturing operations in Europe and Asia.

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    Nicholas Dyner
    VP of Sales and Marketing

    Nick Dyner brings over 10 years of global experience in commercial leadership within the water treatment industry. Mr. Dyner joined NanoH2O from Water Standard, the industry leader in vessel-based desalination, where held the position of VP of Business Development. Prior to Water Standard, Mr. Dyner was Global Product Manager for General Electric's Water & Process Technologies Build, Own & Operate (BOO) product line.

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    Kevin Coleman
    VP of Operations

    Mr. Coleman is an experienced veteran in membrane manufacturing with more than 20 years at Hydranautics in various leadership positions within quality control and operations, including the roles of VP of Global Quality and VP of Operations.

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    Alberto Goenaga
    VP of Product and Process Development

    Dr. Goenaga has more than twenty years of experience developing products and processes for large and small companies. His core strength is transitioning technology from the R&D stage into large-scale commercial manufacturing processes. Dr. Goenaga was directly involved in the successful launch of numerous technologies including Amazon’s E-Ink, Medtronic’s Enlite Continuous Glucose Monitoring Sensors and Dupont Displays AMOLED printing technology.

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    Will Kain
    VP of Corporate Development

    Mr. Kain has spent his 10+ year career exclusively in corporate finance and development roles. Before joining NanoH2O, Mr. Kain served as Vice President of Corporate Finance for Altra Biofuels, a venture-backed alternative fuels company, and as an Associate Director in the US Equity Capital Markets Group of UBS Investment Bank.

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    Jeff Green

    Mr. Green is an experienced early-stage, venture-backed technology entrepreneur. He is the co-founder and CEO of NanoH2O, a global provider of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes that leverage nanotechnology to lower the cost of desalination. Previously, as a software entrepreneur, Mr. Green founded Archive, Inc. (sold to Cyclone Commerce) and, Inc. (NASDAQ: "STMP").


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    Irell & Manella LLP
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    Ernst & Young