Our team is comprised of technologically sophisticated, passionate,
hard working, creative, fun individuals who are deeply committed to finding solutions for the world's most complex problems.
We have 17 team members in California and Hawaii.
We pledge to:
Develop innovative technology to improve quality of life for all people;
Create genuine, supportive, & family-oriented work environments;
Support personal growth and fulfilled lives through life-enriching
experiences, learning opportunities, and community service projects;
Build mutually beneficial relationships with our partners;
Serve our local and global communities;
Drive change to better the world.
David Hazlebeck, Ph.D., Founder & CEO, Global Algae Innovations.
Dr. Hazlebeck is a proven leader and innovator in the algae industry.
He has over 32 years experience in chemical and biological research and development from laboratory-scale through piloting and commercial implementation. For the past ten years, he has directed research and development on large-scale, innovative photosynthetic algae cultivation, harvesting and processing technologies. During this time he led an algal-derived jet fuel project that included collaborative algal process research and development with 28 companies and universities. The project culminated in the construction and operation of a multi-acre state-of-the-art algae cultivation facility with carbon dioxide supplied from power plant flue gas. Dr. Hazlebeck is the inventor or co-inventor on 20 patents and 19 pending patent applications. He earned a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Delaware and a doctorate in chemical engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He also completed the Executive Program for Scientists and Engineers
at the University of California, San Diego.