Apoorv Sinha is the founder and CEO of a Carbon Capture & Utilization technology start-up, Carbon Upcycling Technologies (CUT), that is commercializing a process to convert CO2 emissions into performance-enhancing fillers for concrete, plastics, pharmaceuticals, and batteries. CUT is a semi-finalist in the Carbon X-Prize, was an ERA Grand Challenge Semi-finalist, and has received support from various provincial and federal entities in Canada.
Apoorv is also the Research Manager for zEroCor Technologies, a Calgary-based oilfield service and technology development firm. As Research Manager, Apoorv manages over 15 active projects for zEroCor Technologies in collaboration with over 10 Universities. He is a member of the Energy Futures Lab, a 2016 Leading Change delegate, a Clean50 Emerging Leader 2016, and serves on the ACTia (Alberta Cleantech Industrial Alliance) Board of Directors.
Apoorv has a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Georgia Institute of Technology in Chemical engineering (2010). In 2010, Apoorv co-founded TOHL, a humanitarian logistics start-up with headquarters in Atlanta, that has conducted water infrastructure projects in Chile, Kenya, and is expanding operations in Nigeria. TOHL has been featured on BBC, Forbes Magazine, Calgary Herald, and on Daily Plant on Discovery Channel.