Team

Arsheen Allam

Arsheen Allam

Founder & CEO

Arsheen has a strong background in materials science, engineering, and business. She co-founded CNanoz, a company focused on developing water purification systems based on nanotechnologies, in 2008. At CNanoz, Arsheen developed an interest in Graphene that eventually resulted in the launch of GOLeafe. Arsheen is responsible for the development and commercialization of GOLeafe’s technology, as well as strategic vision and execution. Arsheen has Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, a Master’s degree in Global Innovation Management and an MBA from Fuqua’s School of Business at Duke.

Dr. S. Sarkar

Dr. S. Sarkar

Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Sarkar is an experienced researcher in the physical sciences, with a focus on chemistry and nanotechnology. He is currently a Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology-Shibpur, an Honorary Professor of Chemistry at Benares Hindu University, and Honorary Professor at Ramakrishna Mission. Dr. Sarkar was previously a Senior Professor and Head of the Chemistry Department at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur, where he served on the faculty for over 30 years. Dr. Sarkar is responsible to advancing the GOLeafe’s Graphene technology, as well as developing applications and test cases for Graphene. He is also involved in developing the company’s advanced production process.

Dr. Bholanath Pakhira

Dr. Bholanath Pakhira

Lead PhD Researcher

Dr. Bholanath is responsible to conduct innovative synthesis, purification and solubilization of Carbon Nano particulates based on sizes. He has studied Taxol – Nano Carbon Conjugation.

Keith Evans

Keith Evans is the President & CEO of Kyma Technologies, a Research Triangle materials science company which is a leading provider of crystalline wide bandgap semiconductor products and both crystalline and nanocrystalline 2-dimensional materials. Keith also serves as President of the US Power Electronics Industry Collaborative (PEIC) and as an Affiliate Entrepreneur for Duke University's Fuqua School of Management. He is a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and received his PhD in Physical Chemistry from Purdue University

Dr. Jeremy Petranka

Dr. Petranka has a strong consulting background, having worked for several fortune 500 companies, in both technology and strategy roles. He has helped companies align their Information Technology with their Business Strategies.

Meagan Pagliara

Meagan has a background in market research, advertising strategy and new product innovation and has spent the last 10 years in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Minneapolis and Dallas in quantitative and qualitative market research, advertising strategy and business development. She was privileged to work on a variety of consumer and B2B brands including Microsoft, Comcast, method, Bounce, Gain, Sony, Cadillac, Taco Bell, Target, Luxottica, Kellogg, Travelers Insurance, Kia, Cadillac, Bauer Hockey, Dove, GMC and more.