Matthew L. Scullin serves as a member of our Advisory Board. Dr. Scullin is a materials entrepreneur who has pioneered several new materials into commercialization. He is currently Chief Executive Officer at MycoWorks, the leader in the field of fine mycelium materials. In 2008, Dr. Scullin founded Alphabet Energy, the leader in the field of thermoelectric products for waste-heat recovery, and sold that company in 2019. As its Chief Executive, Dr. Scullin led Alphabet Energy from initial concept through technology development and revenue growth for the world’s first commercial thermoelectric waste-heat recovery generators.
Dr. Scullin has extensive experience developing strategic corporate partnerships and selling into industries including fashion, luxury, oil and gas, automotive, steel, process heating, defense and consumer hardware, as well as in team-building, intellectual property, product management and venture financing. Dr. Scullin has raised over $125 million from leading worldwide venture, corporate, private equity, angel and debt investors. He has won numerous awards for innovation and entrepreneurship, including the World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer award, and was named to Forbes 30 Under 30. Prior to founding Alphabet Energy, Inc., Dr. Scullin held positions at X/Seed Capital, IBM and General Motors. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Materials Science where his work was highly cited in leading scientific journals, including Nature Materials, and a B.S.E. in Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania, Magna Cum Laude.