Dr. Lisa Dyson

Scientist/Entrepreneur

Dr. Dyson is a mission-driven serial entrepreneur with a passion for creative problem-solving. She is the Founder & CEO of Air Protein, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer company that is reinventing how food is produced in order to sustainably feed 10 billion people by 2050. Air Protein makes meat from elements of the air. Dr. Dyson is the Founder & Chair of Kiverdi, a biotechnology company working with corporations to make the circular economy a reality by remaking supply chains to manufacture goods using CO2 as a building block.

Raised by an entrepreneur, Dr. Dyson was able to see ideas come to fruition throughout her upbringing. As a scientist and entrepreneur at her core she has been taught to solve problems. While a Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, she worked with executives of Fortune 100 companies to help them solve business problems, including developing high-impact strategies and execution plans to expand into new markets, facilitate post-merger integrations, define international governance models, and identify millions of dollars in operational cost inefficiencies.

Dr. Dyson had the privilege of conducting research in bioengineering, physics, and energy with great scientists and engineers while at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, Princeton University, the University of California, San Francisco, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. She has a PhD in Physics from MIT where she conducted research in String Theory, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of London, where she received an MS in Physics with an emphasis in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces, and she has 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.

  • Inc. Magazine – Top 100 Female Founders 2019
  • 2019 Verge Vanguard Award
  • 2018 United Nations Global Citizens Award
  • Women in Natural Sciences: 2018 WINS 35 Award
  • Fast Company: 100 Most Creative People 2017
  • San Francisco Business Times’ Forever Influential Honor Roll
  • C3E award from MIT and the Department of Energy

Dr. Dyson is a mission-driven serial entrepreneur with a passion for creative problem-solving. She is the Founder & CEO of Air Protein, a World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer company that is reinventing how food is produced in order to sustainably feed 10 billion people by 2050. Air Protein makes meat from elements of the air. Dr. Dyson is the Founder & Chair of Kiverdi, a biotechnology company working with corporations to make the circular economy a reality by remaking supply chains to manufacture goods using CO2 as a building block. Raised by an entrepreneur, Dr. Dyson was able to see ideas come to fruition throughout her upbringing. As a scientist and entrepreneur at her core, she has been taught to solve problems. While a Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, she worked with executives of Fortune 100 companies to help them solve business problems, including developing high-impact strategies and execution plans to expand into new markets, facilitate post-merger integrations, define international governance models, and identify millions of dollars in operational cost inefficiencies. Dr. Dyson had the privilege of conducting research in bioengineering, physics, and energy with great scientists and engineers while at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, Princeton University, the University of California, San Francisco, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. She has a Ph.D. in Physics from MIT where she conducted research in String Theory, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of London, where she received an MS in Physics with an emphasis in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces, and she has 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. Inc. Magazine – Top 100 Female Founders 2019 2019 Verge Vanguard Award 2018 United Nations Global Citizens Award Women in Natural Sciences: 2018 WINS 35 Award Fast Company: 100 Most Creative People 2017 San Francisco Business Times’ Forever Influential Honor Roll C3E award from MIT and the Department of Energy

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