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Lisa Dyson

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Lisa Dyson

CEO, Air Protein
Lisa Dyson

Dr. Lisa Dyson is a mission-driven entrepreneur with a passion for creative problem solving. She is the founder and CEO of Air Protein, a modern food company that is a pioneer in making nutritious food ingredients using only air, water and energy. Air Protein’s transformative, land-free process makes carbon negative protein ingredients, resulting in one of the most sustainable ways to grow food on the planet. Raised by an entrepreneur, Dr. Dyson was able to see business ideas come to fruition first-hand. As a scientist and entrepreneur at her core she loves solving difficult problems. While a Management Consultant at The Boston Consulting Group, she worked with executives of Fortune 100 companies to help them solve business challenges.Dr. Dyson has a PhD in Physics from MIT where she conducted research in Physics. She was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of London, where she received an MS in Physics with an emphasis in Quantum Fields and Fundamental Forces, and she has degrees in Mathematics and Physics from Brandeis University. She has also done research in bioengineering, physics, and energy at Stanford University, the University of California, Berkeley, Princeton University, the University of California, San Francisco, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratories. Dr. Dyson is the recipient of numerous awards and is a renowned thought leader in biotechnology and food innovation, speaking regularly at national and global conferences.