Eben Bayer is the co-founder and CEO of Ecovative Design LLC, a bio-materials company that grow’s sustainable replacements for many of the toxic plastics that are poisoning our planet. Eben co-invented the MycoBond platform, a patent-pending technology that uses a growing organism to transform agricultural byproducts into strong composite materials. These materials are 100% compostable, made with a fraction of the energy of conventional plastics. Eben speaks frequently on Ecovative, environmental technologies, and alternative approaches to thinking. These include:
TEDGlobal, The World Economic Forum, Pop!Tech, CNN, and the International PICNIC conference. Eben received a dual B.S. In Mechanical Engineering and Product Design at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.