Paige Whitehead

Paige Whitehead, CEO and CoFounder, Nyoka

Paige Whitehead - CEO and CoFounder: NYOKAPaige is turning proteins into light with her startup, Nyoka. Paige is an environmentalist turned scientist turned entrepreneur. Her background is in Microbiology and Environmental Studies from the University of Victoria and she is a proud member of the MIT Community Biology initiative. She is a 2x patented inventor with over 7+ years of experience in cleantech leadership and management and is an educator/public speaker with engagements at MIT, Science World, SynBioBeta, and more. She has raised over $1.5 million for Nyoka, has landed NASA, Stellantis, and Stanford as clients, and currently leads a team of 9 on their mission to light up the world.