Our Team

Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan, Founder & CEO, Eco-Catalyst Inc.

Over 25 years of leadership and innovation in Supply Chain Management solutions, Energy & Emission Optimization and Product End-of-Life Management solutions.  Founder & CEO, VitalChain Inc. (assets acquired by C3 Energy); Senior Director, Optimization Science at C3 IoT; Chief Scientist at Helios Building Efficiency; Vice President, Business Engineering, Aankhen Inc.; Adjunct Professor, San Jose State University; Research Staff Member, IBM Research; PhD Industrial Engineering at Purdue University.

Srini Kaza, CTO/Innovare Technologies Inc., Eco-Catalyst Development Partner

Founder & CEO, Innovare Technologies Inc., Srini Kaza is an entrepreneur with thorough experience in establishing, delivering and marketing Information Technology Services. He has specific focus in creating, nurturing, educating and retaining tech talent pool. He has 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology across various corporate and start-up companies. He is an expert in leadership, planning, Enterprise Architecture, Microsoft .NET, Oracle, Open Source, and CMS development.

Cathy Dalton, Director, Business Development, Eco-Catalyst

Cathy brings over 25 years experience in technology marketing and sales to Eco-Catalyst where she is focused on marketing and launch strategies, brand development, communications, and demand generation and follow-up. Her experience draws from development and management of a range of marketing initiatives for companies of all sizes, including recent work on sustainability programs with electronics manufacturers through TFI Environment (now Antea Group).

Pamela J. Gordon, Advisory Board Member

Senior Consultant at Antea Group, CEO of Technology Forecasters Inc., Advisory Board Member of Eco-Catalyst, Inc.; Expert-in-Residence at Presidio Graduate School, Author of Lean and Green: Profit for Your Workplace and the Environment.


Michael Gross, Advisory Board Member

Director of Sustainability, Zanker Recycling. Mr. Gross coordinate sustainability efforts across operations and among business relationships, focusing on greenhouse-gas emissions reductions, recyclables marketing, C&D diversion opportunities, waste management and recycling alternatives and energy and water conservation programs. He provides leadership to reach Zanker’s environmental goals, advocates transformation of the waste industry, and works with the community to integrate sustainability into their daily lives.


John West, Advisory Board Member

Over 20 years experience as a Business Development executive for early stage through enterprise companies. Strong background in international business, software sales/marketing, business plan development, and expense management. Industries include IT, medical device, and “green” technology. Currently focused on business coaching and venture Investment.

Eco-Catalyst CEO Dr. Ramesh Srinivasan and Advisory Board Member Pamela Gordon presenting at CleanTech Open.