Rick Lockett- President, CEO, Board Director
Prior to joining Puralytics®, Rick has been involved in water treatment and water technology for 25 years, with experience in segments including drinking water, stormwater, waste and process water and swimming pool and spa treatment. Previously, Rick was President of Muntech Products, a consumer products company which grew revenue by over 3 times during his nearly two year tenure. Rick also led global sales and business development at the water technology start up HaloSource for nine years.As Senior Vice President, Global Water Business, he led the growth stage of the business from $3 million in sales to a $16 million annual run rate upon his departure in 2012. Rick was an active participant on the Senior Leadership team of the company raising several rounds of venture funding, including participation in the three man roadshow team for a successful $85 million IPO on the AIM market in London in 2011 that was significantly oversubscribed. Mr. Lockett attended the University of Texas at Austin, studying business administration as a National Merit Scholar. email@example.com Linkedin
Taylor Stockton- P.E., Senior Product Development Engineer
Taylor specializes in research and development of water treatment technologies and is involved from concept creation to field trial execution. Prior to joining Puralytics in 2015, Taylor worked for 8 years as a civil/mechanical engineer for the international consulting firm Black & Veatch providing project coordination and design work on municipal water, wastewater, and stormwater projects. Taylor brings practicality to projects due to 3 years of experience in construction management and manufacturing engineering. He holds a MS in Environmental Engineering and Science from Johns Hopkins University and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Oregon Institute of Technology. He is a licensed professional civil engineer in the state of Oregon.
Kunal Sethi- VP Business & Corporate Development
Member at Angel Capital Association, Westchester Angels, American Waterworks Association, Water Environment Federation, New York Bio and New York Academy of Sciences.. An Impact Investor in disruptive technologies to bring about a social change and the founder of S CAP NYC with nearly 15 years of financial experience focusing on Life Science and Environmental Science, Kunal believes in investing & partnering with technologies to bring about a social change. This journey began with MetLife that led to managing investments at banks like ABN AMRO, RBS and ANZ for High Net worth Individuals & Institutions. The transition to Social Entrepreneurship began with a couple of angel investments, he realized problems in the way we diagnose & treat diseases and identified the industrial necessity of food safety and treating & reusing water. From thereon Impact Investing became Kunal's focal point of interest. By combining his banking experience with a lifelong passion for science, he chose to be part of the solution by investing all his savings to start S CAP. Originally from India, he moved to Singapore and finally to New York, to “ Make a Living, Not a Killing” in the Impact Investing world. Today, Kunal invests & partners with early- growth stage companies in Life Science, Clean Tech & Food Safety to bring about a social change using Impact Investing
Board of Directors
Bruce Leak- Director
Bruce is a Co-Founder at Playground Global, LLC and serves as Managing Director of Playground Ventures, L.P. In more than three decades of tech industry experience, Bruce has made his mark as an engineer, entrepreneur, and investor. He is best known for his groundbreaking work in multimedia, as creator of QuickTime and co-founder of WebTV. As Chief Operating Officer at WebTV, Bruce was instrumental in the development and deployment of the world’s first consumer Internet appliance and service and was responsible for the growth and management of the business in excess of one million customers and $300 million in revenue. Prior to WebTV, Mr. Leak served senior management and engineering roles at Rocket Science Games and General Magic Inc. He began his career at Apple Computer, where he invented and brought to market QuickTime and 32-bit QuickDraw. He holds several technology patents. As an Angel investor, Mr. Leak has had five public exits from seed investments including: Danger (Microsoft), Android (Google), and Nest (Google). Mr. Leak is a graduate of Stanford University with Bachelor's and Master's degrees in electrical engineering.
Mark Owen- Director
Prior to founding Puralytics, Mr. Owen was the founder and CEO of Phoseon Technology, the world leader in UV LED photo-curing systems to the inks, coatings, and adhesives industry, growing the company to market leadership and remaining involved as a Director for 11 years.Mark has also held business development, marketing, and engineering management roles at Agilent Technologies, Electro Scientific Industries, and Tektronix. He has over 50 patents issued or pending, has published over 50 technical articles, and more than $1B in revenues have been derived from products involving his patents. Mr. Owen holds a Masters in Advanced Manufacturing Technology from the University of Limerick, Ireland and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Oregon State University. Mark was elected as a Pivotal Leader in the NW Cleantech community in 2012, and inducted to the OSU Engineering Hall of Fame in 2015.
Rob Anthony- Director
With a background in engineering, entrepreneurship and pastoring, Rob is the CEO of Healing Waters and he sees his role as the perfect synergy of his widely varied experiences. Over the course of his career he has logged hundreds of thousands of air miles visiting the world’s most water stressed regions to work with NGOs, mission teams and national governments on solutions to provide affordable, sustainable, and safe drinking water solutions. Rob feels blessed every day to be part of an amazing team that is passionately committed to seeing this crisis solved in our lifetime, so that children in every village have the opportunity to thrive, physically and spiritually, and live to pursue their God-given dreams and purpose. Rob maintains that his greatest “achievement” in life was convincing his wife Lorie to marry him almost 30 years ago, with a close second being his 3 beautiful children, Sarah, Marcus and Megan.