Board of Directors

Adi Aron-Gilat

Adi Aron-Gilat

Chairperson of the Board

Adi is a business strategy expert, with years of experience in tech, energy, transportation, and biotech. She is currently the Head of Strategy at X, Alphabet’s Moonshot Factory, where her team leads the strategy work for projects and investigations across X’s portfolio. Adi is also a lecturer at Stanford University Graduate School of Business. In her free time, Adi advises early-stage companies and more veteran players on their strategy, helping them design their value proposition, build partnerships, and raise money. Adi holds an LL.B and BA in Geophysics and Earth Sciences from Tel-Aviv University, JSM (Master of the Science of Law) and JSD (Ph.D. in Law) both from Stanford Law School, on the subject of environmental law and policy.

Dan Simon

Dan Simon

Chief Executive Officer, Board Member

Dan Simon joined Baswood in 2018, bringing with him over 25 years of engineering, development, operations, and leadership experience in the water, energy, manufacturing, and food industries. Dan’s career started as a water and energy management engineer at Ecolab, Inc. and NCH Corporation, with progressive roles living and working in the USA, Japan, and Thailand. Dan then spent the next five years with TIC/Kiewit Construction developing, financing, building, and operating over $5 billion in industrial process and infrastructure assets. Since 2004, Dan has been a passionate entrepreneur, CEO, and Board Member to multiple public and private sustainable technology companies, including taking one public and growing it from inception to over $650 M in annual sales. Most recently, Dan was leading a boutique advisory firm he founded, serving global family offices, private equity funds, and public investment companies.

Chris Morrison

Chris Morrison

Board Member

Chris started working with Baswood initially in 2017 and joined the board in March of 2018. Chris brings 35+ years of experience in water treatment experience. He started his career with Nalco/Ecolab ($16B Global Water firm) in 1980 and held various executive roles in North America with overseas assignments in the Pacific and Europe. He led different technical, commercial, and innovation teams with global responsibilities. Chris currently is a board member and advisor to numerous large and small water firms working to accelerate their growth and market penetration. He is a former elected Public official as Chairman of the Marin Water District and was a Governor Appointee to the California Regional Water Quality Control Board. He continues to serve as an advisor/mentor to numerous water incubators and technology teams.

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We are on a mission to deliver next-generation water technology solutions that positively impact people’s lives, work, communities, and the planet.

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