Alex Lorestani

Co-founder & CEO



Alex Lorestani is co-founder and CEO of Geltor, the biodesign company that has created the largest selection of premium, 100% animal-free specialty proteins. He is strongly motivated by the positive impact that Geltor’s sustainable protein production technology can have on products enjoyed by millions of users around the world, from beauty and personal care to food, nutrition and beyond.

Alex became interested in transforming the global protein supply chain as an MD/ Ph.D. student working to solve antibiotic resistance. He studied Medicine at Rutgers University, earned a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from Princeton University, and holds a BS in Biology from Boston College. Outside the office he enjoys learning new languages and cycling around northern California.