Jonathan has a Ph.D. in Earth and Environmental Engineering from Columbia University. Part of his Ph.D research was designing a water purification system for the back of pickup trucks for Africa for the U.N. Millennium Villages Project. He has led Folia Water from a business idea to a customer-tested, industrially-manufactured product.
His vision is for Folia Filters™ to be sold on every retail store shelf in the developing world, a mass market staple bought along with bread, milk, and soap.
As CEO, Jonathan has a role in all parts of the company including product, operations, sales, and funding.