Dr. Purnesh Seegopaul

President & CEO (Interim)


Dr. Seegopaul is a General Partner at Pangaea Ventures and brings proven business and technology leadership honed over two decades developing advanced materials technologies. He has held executive leadership positions in various enterprises and led startup companies in the energy, electronics and environmental markets while pioneering the commercialization of nanostructured materials in the early nineties. Currently, he serves as Chairman of the Board at CNano Technologies, member of the Board of Calysta Energy and was on the Board of Semprus BioSciences, recently acquired by Teleflex. He received his B.Sc. from the University of Guyana, Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia where he was a Commonwealth Scholar and completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Delaware.