Entrepreneur. Former venture capitalist. Chemical engineer. Kshatriya focuses on the commercialization of biotech products.
Biota deploys DNA sequencing and data science to explore the earth’s subsurface. We provide actionable diagnostics to the oil & gas industry for maximizing reservoir economics and reducing environmental impact. Biota delivers multimillion–dollar value by elucidating hydrocarbon fluid movement. Our patented technology has been applied on over 700 wells across the world in both offshore and unconventional assets.
Founded in 2013, we are pioneering genomic diagnostics in the energy industry. Our entrepreneurial team consists of 20 people, mostly scientists and engineers, with diverse skills in petroleum engineering, data science, and DNA sequencing.
Together, we are Bringing New Life to ShaleTM.
Seasoned Oil & Gas Executive from Royal/Dutch Shell with deep expertise at the intersection of energy and biotech.
Renowned data science academic. DNA sequencing. Microbiology. Author of over 400 peer-reviewed publications and a presenter at TED and the World Economic Forum.
Formerly CTO of Glori Energy and VP at Synthetic Genomics. Ishoey’s expertise is in developing and scaling biotech products.
DR. VIK RAOSenior Advisor
Globally recognized leader in oil & gas technology commercialization. Formerly CTO of Halliburton.
Entrepreneur. Faculty at Stanford Graduate School of Business. Chess currently serves as a board member of several public & private companies.
Biota is honored to have an elite group of advisors with a combined 200 years of leadership experience in the oil and gas industry.
John Ely | Ed Will | Dharmesh Mehta | Jim Prestidge | Brad Holms | Vikki Dunn | Doug Elliot | Paul Henshaw