e2e Materials is a clean technology company in Ithaca, New York.
a world of new building materials.
Imagine products that are environmentally sound and physically superior, enabling companies to create better products from sustainable feedstocks, using less energy at lower cost, securing our future.
Imagine the future industrial revolution, driven by innovation, creating sustainable agricultural, manufacturing and high tech jobs along while delivering improved, cost effective products.
Retired Vice President, Georgia Pacific
Thielemann comes with 35 years of building products experience, across a broad range of products. His work with Georgia-Pacific Corporation stretches close to 30 years, including assignments with overall responsibility for marketing, business strategy, sales and new product development and rollout. He presently acts as an industry consultant to a wide group of companies, but his primary focus is in helping younger / start-up companies develop and grow. Alan is also on the board of Serious Materials, out of Sunnyvale, California, as well as his role here at e2e Materials. His love for new technologies and green products, combined with his industry knowledge is a real asset to the company.
Managing Partner, Cayuga Venture Fund
Zach joined Cayuga Venture Fund in 2004 and also teaches at the Johnson School at Cornell University. In addition to e2e materials, he currently serves as a Director of Primet Precision Materials, Advion BioSciences, Instinctiv and CherryPharm. Zach practiced corporate law at Ropes & Gray in Boston, as well as at Harris Beach in Ithaca, New York. Zach serves on a number of Cornell-affiliated advisory boards. He earned both his BS in Industrial and Labor Relations and his JD degrees at Cornell University.
Co-Managing Director 22 Holdings Corporation
Mr. Cohen is the former President and COO of Knoll, International, a contract furnishings and textile/leather supplier. Most recently, he was head of marketing for the United Auto Group. Previously, he served as president and CEO of CHF Industries, a major supplier of home furnishings to Sears, Kmart, Walmart and J.C. Penney. Prior to Knoll, Mr. Cohen was executive vice president and general manager of General Felt Industries, a producer of floor coverings and non-woven textile products. Mr. Cohen attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School and has an M.A. in Education from Catholic University and a B.A. in Economics from American University. He is currently a co-managing director of 22 Holdings Corp., a private investment fund with assets in real estate, venture capital, hotels and public and private equity. One of 22 Holdings’ areas of focus is on fast growing mid-size companies in consumer products, industrial equipment and media and information technologies.
COO & CFO
Joe Dickson is a veteran entrepreneur who has served as the founder and/or senior executive of seven high-tech start-up firms across multiple industry and technology sectors during his 30 year career. His areas of primary focus and expertise are advanced materials, renewable energy, microelectronics, and green tech/clean-tech business development. He has taught entrepreneurship at both Cazenovia College and Syracuse University, and was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Syracuse Citizen's Foundation in 1992. Mr. Dickson also developed and managed a successful Business Incubator for Syracuse University, and has run business plan competitions and mentored scores of aspiring entrepreneurs. Mr. Dickson has a BS in Chemistry from Syracuse University and an MBA from the University of Rochester.
Vice President of Engineering
Clayton is responsible for product design and process engineering at e2e and manages strategic customer relationships. ClaytonÕs past experience includes engineering positions with ABB, General Dynamics and Baxter Healthcare as well as positions of increasing responsibility within product development for Aksys Ltd., maker of the first kidney hemodialysis machine for home use. Clayton has a BSE in Mechanical Engineering and Material Science from Duke University, as well a MS in Systems Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from MITÕs Sloan School of Management through the Leaders for Global Operations program.