Aaron Nesser is a sustainability-obsessed scientist and designer. As CEO & co-founder of AlgiKnit, he is transforming the apparel ecosystem with compostable kelp-derived yarn, and believes in doing good business by doing good.
Previously, Aaron was part of building New York City’s Composting Program as part of the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recycling at GrowNYC. He has previous start-up experience as a designer at Final Frontier Design and as a founding member of Remo Haptics, a sports wearable company.
He completed his Masters of Industrial Design at Pratt Institute, and his Bachelors of Evolutionary Biology at Beloit College. His work as been exhibited around the world, from New York, to Cape Town and Dubai.