David Soane


David Soane

David Soane | Chief Executive Officer


It has been thrilling to work with the Transform team to realize this vision’s expansion from our initial, lab-scale prototype into a commercial reality that could become a prominent development in green technology. I am honored to lead Transform Materials in its next phase of accelerated growth and sustained success in the marketplace.

At Transform

As Founder and Chairman, David Soane spearheads the company’s creative problem-solving to provide innovative answers for difficult industry problems. He contributes to the development of the company’s technology and intellectual property portfolio, negotiates complex contracts, and leads multinational operations.

Experience & Career

Dr. Soane is a serial entrepreneur and prolific innovator in the fields of advanced materials, polymer chemistry, and surface science. Applying nanotechnology and chemical engineering to a variety of mature industries, he has founded many successful companies: ACLARA (NASDAQ:ACLA), a manufacturer of diagnostic test products; Nano-Tex, a manufacturer of widely-available textile materials; 2C Optics, an eyeglass lens manufacturer; ZMS, a contact lens technology developer; ICBM, an advanced building materials company; Soane Energy, in the oil-and-gas field, Crop Enhancement, sustainably boosting crop yields, and Reform Biologics, developing novel excipients for protein therapeutics.