Ryan Pearson is the co-founder and chief operating officer at Cypris Materials, Inc., a company founded to re-invent humans’ relationship with color. Before co-founding Cypris, Ryan focused on developing photocatalysts for both small and marcomolecular synthesis. Pearson’s efforts are rooted in his passion to promote green chemistry and bring sustainable technologies from idea to market. In 2018, he presented a TEDx talk on Cypris’ paintable reflective coatings and was recently recognized on the Forbes 2020 30 under 30 list. He obtained his B.S. from Penn State and Ph.D. in chemistry from Colorado State University.
Cypris Materials, Inc. (www.cyprismaterials.com) was founded to reinvent color. The company’s vision is to bring structural color to the market as a sustainable solution to global energy inefficiencies, an alternative to toxic dyes and pigments, as well as a new paradigm for controlling the flow of light.