Stafford Sheehan

Dr. Stafford Sheehan is a scientist, inventor, and award-winning electrochemist and carbon dioxide conversion specialist with more than 37 academic publications, 10 patents, and a number of technical awards. He is the CTO of Air Company, where he has created a proprietary and patented technology system that converts captured carbon dioxide into high-purity alcohols and fuels. As CTO, Dr. Sheehan is responsible for overseeing all technological operations while working to continue to push the boundaries and scale of Air Company’s technology.

He received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Yale in 2016, where he won the university’s highest achievement award for a chemistry thesis and founded two successful companies in software and chemistry. His achievements landed him on the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Energy in 2016.