Erik Scher, PhD

Marketing Strategy Director

Erik Scher serves as Market Strategy Director, guiding the company’s go-to-market and strategic planning efforts. Erik is also an Operating Partner at True North Venture Partners.

Prior to joining the AquaHydrex team, Erik spent two decades in industry, co-founding numerous venture-backed companies over that time. Erik has experience as a founder, board director, technical leader, commercial leader, advisory board member, and executive in a number of entrepreneurial companies in the energy, chemicals, advanced materials, and cleantech spaces. In these roles, he has helped invent, scale, finance, and commercialize numerous novel technologies, and built and run multiple companies. Erik has spent significant parts of his career building and running strategic partnerships with some of the largest energy and engineering companies in the world.

Erik holds a PhD in Materials Chemistry from University of California – Berkeley and a BS in Chemistry from Rice University.