Steve Lowder is the CEO and co-founder of Mechnano. Since receiving his engineering degree at LSU, Steven has enjoyed a long executive career of both corporate and startup success utilizing his instinctive ability to know where the marketplace and technology are heading. He has experience in nanomaterials technology and CNT product development, manufacturing, scale up, alliance and commercialization; and providing the leadership needed to succeed within a budget that is feasible for the business.
Steven has led his organizations, R&D and sales teams not only to where the market is but also to where it will be. He has an embedded understanding of customer needs and usage models that allows him to craft solutions that align with the client’s objectives. While managing large organizations and developing startup businesses, Steven’s genuine demeanor and “coach to win” philosophy has led to concrete decision making, immediate action and success that Mechnano has already leveraged extensively during its startup phase.