Speaker Profile

Eric Althoff

Job TitleCo-Founder

Company NameArzeda


Eric Althoff co-founded Arzeda and serves as its Chief Business Officer. After an extensive chemistry background, he subsequently discovered the utility of enzyme catalysis and the power of biological solutions and has been hooked on the pursuit of engineering of biological systems.

Eric leads Arzeda’s business development and technology outreach to identify partners and opportunities to which to apply Arzeda’s technology. His experience with applying computational design to design beyond the solutions available in Nature have helped to build a world leading technology platform at Arzeda. By applying Arzeda’s technology, materials and proteins with improved properties can be enabled to improve upon the existing petrochemical processes.

An avid cyclist and backpacker, his commitment to a sustainable future is a lifetime passion. Eric holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from Columbia University and an S.M. from the University of Chicago.


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