The reality is there are no usual suspects in cleantech, and KV thinks outside the box. LanzaTech uses a novel biological approach to transform industrial carbon rich waste gases and residues into fuels and chemicals. By capturing the carbon from the gas, LanzaTech is able to reuse it as a fuel or sequester it into chemical intermediates that can be used in the manufacturing of new products such as plastics, nylon and rubber.
IN HER OWN WORDS
CEO, DR. JENNIFER HOLMGREN
Not the usual suspects
Andrew has a strategic view of what LanzaTech is trying to do and is really good at leading people to the next step. The reality is there are no usual suspects in cleantech, and KV thinks outside the box. The creativity and flexibility are especially helpful.
Capital-lite business model
Our capital doesn’t go into building facilities; we’re focused on the technology and platform.LanzaTech has relationships with companies in China and India to help fund commercialization. Our capital doesn’t go into building facilities; we’re focused on the technology and platform.
We have reviews with Vinod and Andrew more often than anyone else. They help drive thinking. Even though we don’t always agree with them, they are thought provoking. The biggest thing is to have smart people who have very different perspectives. The dialogue helps grow the business.