C-Zero is a hard tech startup located in Santa Barbara, California. Our team combines a deep understanding of thermocatalysis with decades of experience in building some of the world's largest chemical plants. 

Sydney Bartone
Business Operations Associate 
Zach Jones

President and CEO

Brett Parkinson, Ph.D.


Steve Calderone

Vice President of Engineering

Prof. Eric McFarland

CTO, Board Chair

Ryan Patrick


Andrew Caldwell, Ph.D.

Senior Scientist

Henry Moise


Howard Fong, Ph.D.

Chief Technical Strategist

Clarke Palmer

Process Development Engineer

Josh Rodriguez
Fadl Saadi, Ph.D.

Director of Business Development and Operations

Sam Shaner, Ph.D.

Director of Engineering

Arnie Smith

Executive Director of Process Engineering