Founder, Inventor and Officer
Matt conceived and launched Premirr while being a Professor at the University of North Carolina.
Passionate about tackling the world Plastic crisis, Matt uses over 15 years experience in materials science, chemical engineering and polymer chemistry. This includes extensive laboratory skills, a proven publication record, and multiple patents. Matt leads all of Premirrs scientific efforts.
Co-founder, Inventor and Officer
Chris was a Research Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina.
He has an extensive track record of leading multi-faceted research groups to assess, address, and accomplish scientific challenges in both academia and entrepreneurial biotechnology start-up companies (5). Chris manages the day-to-day operations of Premirr and assembled Premirr’s initial management team featured here.
Co-founder and Officer
Mark is a serial entrepreneur who has been involved in 30+ different start-up businesses.
He is an active investor in technology businesses, real estate and other business interests. He serves as Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Innovate MS and has served as an adjunct professor at the Else Business School at Millsaps College. Mark leads Premirr’s strategic planning and business strategy as it relates to capital funding, people and business systems.
Strategic Partners (New Orleans, LA)
Laitram is a vibrant, innovative company with an intense commitment to integrity, teamwork, and continuous improvement.
Premirr and Laitram, LLC established a unique support and investment structure n 2017 to aid in the development of Premirr's technology. Laitram offers in-house expertise including engineering, electrical, controls, systems operations related to the Premirr CFT system. In addition, Laitram has provided invaluable patent support and corporate counsel, which has led to an outstanding strategic plan and direction for Premirr's intellectual properties. Laitram is a global manufacturer, currently has 1,345 actively managed patents, is located in 11 countries worldwide and sells various products to 55 countries.