How it works
Drylet works by combining the power of specially selected microbes with a super porous particle. Adding Drylet's biocatalyst can accelerate microbial activity and mass-to-gas conversion in any biologic process.
- 12 football fields of area per pound
- Tens of trillions of bacteria per pound
- Specially selected microbes for each application
Nature v. Drylet
Microbes in nature are slow to convert waste and often contain bad actors which produce ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, and other noxious odors. In Drylet products, the microbes are specifically selected to consume waste and loaded onto our super-porous particle. The resulting biocatalyst easily overpowers the native microbes and outnumbers the bad actors.
Watch what happens when we connect two flasks containing the same amount of organic waste. The biotacalysts added to the "Drylet" flask generate more pressure--and faster--than the native bacteria in the "Control" flask, pushing the green fluid all the way into the latter.
At Drylet, our team of biological, chemical, and process engineers develop products that outperform traditional solutions and solve our customers’ toughest problems. Drylet’s executive management team includes accomplished leaders with deep industry and broad executive experience. Supported by a global research and sales team, Drylet is focused on delivering best-in-class biological products for waste remediation and environmental compliance.
President and CEO
25+ years of experience in the energy and finance industries. Prior to being a founding member of AEC Partners, a Houston-based energy-focused private equity firm, he served as an energy industry advisor for Avista Capital Partners. In his previous role as the Chief Restructuring Officer-turned-CEO of Trico Marine Services Inc. (“Trico”), an international provider of marine support vessel services to the offshore oil and gas industry, he led Trico’s successful turnaround from a financially distressed Gulf-oriented operator to a well-capitalized offshore services provider with operations in the North Sea, West Africa, Gulf of Mexico, Brazil, Mexico, and Southeast Asia. Previously, he had spent over a decade with DLJ and Credit Suisse in their investment banking divisions where he focused on the energy sector. He holds a B.A. from Duke University.
M. Scott Conley
Chief Operations Officer
20+ years of chemical engineering and management experience in chemicals, energy, mining, water, and food; his clients have included BASF, Dow Chemical, LCRA, Air Liquide, Valero, Rhodia, Nabisco, Shell, and others; he is a founder of Simbol Materials and past-COO where he co-invented the key lithium sorbent technology and played a critical role in the technology strategy and engineering management; holds an MBA from Rice University, and a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering from Georgia Tech.
Vice-President of Business Development
30+ years of commodity marketing experience (20 years in energy and 15 years in agriculture). He previously developed clients in the growing Virtual Pipeline industry (NG Advantage and Xpress Natural Gas), Natural Gas and Power Marketing sector (Direct Energy, Hess Energy Marketing and Dominion Energy), Energy Consulting practices (Pace Global Energy Services and Gateway Energy), Utilities (Northeast Utilities / Yankee Gas Company) and Agricultural Commodity Trading (Cargill, Kondobo-CGT and International Fibers). He holds a BS degree in Agricultural Economics from Ohio State University and earned his MBA degree in Finance from the Fogelman College of Business and Economics at the University of Memphis.
Director of EMEA Operations
+20 years of experience in public policy and governance, international development, agribusiness and food industry sectors, as well as in government-business relations. Prior to joining Drylet, Inc. he held senior positions in government where he served, in particular, as Special Advisor in Serbia’s Prime Minister’s Office focusing on political and economic priorities in agriculture and food processing sectors. As a senior officer at the US Embassy in Belgrade for more than ten years, he developed, managed, and implemented multiple technical assistance projects, including Food Safety Program, Animal Health Program, Renewable Energy, WTO Accession Project, Grades and Standards in Agriculture including harmonization of national legislation with European norms. He holds a B.Sc. and MSc. Food Processing Technology from the University of Belgrade, Serbia.
Malcolm Fabiyi, Ph.D.
Malcolm joined Drylet as its Chief Operations Officer in December 2017 and continues to support the company as a technology adviser. His expertise spans for more 20 years at the highest levels in corporate research, and the development and management of environmental technology solutions. In prior roles, he served as the president of Hydromantis, USA, and as the Global Market Director at Praxair, Inc., a Fortune 500 company where he led technology development and commercialization efforts across a range of market segments, including water and wastewater. He has worked and lived in several geographies in Africa and North America; has authored over 50 journal and conference papers, and holds several patents for commercialized wastewater technologies; holds a First-Class degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos, a Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cambridge, and an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Independent Board Directors
Jay Collins (Chairman)
Mr. Collins is the former Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering International, Inc. (NYSE:OII). He has served as a director of Murphy Oil Corporation (NYSE:MUR), Pason Systems Inc. (TSE:PSI), Texas Institute of Science, Inc. and NuMat Technologies, Inc.. In addition, Mr. Collins is a member of the Rice University Board of Trustees and Chairman of the Council of Overseers of the Jones Graduate School of Business. He received his MBA from Harvard Graduate School of Business in 1972 and both his Bachelor of Arts degree and a Masters of Engineering degree in Chemical Engineering from Rice University in 1969.
Mr. Huff served as Chief Executive Officer of Oceaneering from 1986 to 2006. He has served as Chairman of the Board of Oceaneering since 1990. Mr. Huff previously served as a director of several other publicly traded companies, including Suncor Energy Inc. from 1998 to 2018 and the general partner of Hi-Crush Partners LP from 2012 to 2018. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Joseph Beal, P.E.
Mr. Beal served as CEO of LCRA, a $1.1 billion reclamation project district with 20+ wastewater treatment plants and a capital budget of $276 million annually. He brings over three decades of experience in engineering and is considered an expert in system design of water/wastewater, water resource planning, water quality and electric utility management. He has served on numerous boards including ERCOT and the Texas Public Power Association and as chairman of the Texas State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers. A graduate from Texas Tech in Civil Engineering, Mr. Beal is a veteran of the Vietnam war.
Mr. Kinnaird is the former Municipal Segment President of Evoqua (NYSE:AQUA). His 30-year career spans various market verticals but always with a focus on water. Other than Evoqua, he held leadership roles at Nalco, Calgon, American Cyanamid, A.O.Smith, Pentair, and Siemens, traveling extensively in China, Australia, Europe and Latin America. He holds a degree in Chemistry and an Executive MBA at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Advisory Board for Caron Rehabilitation and an Elder in the Presbyterian Church of America.