Full Name
Leah Ellis
Job Title
CEO & Cofounder
Sublime Systems
Brief Biography
Leah Ellis is cofounder and CEO at Sublime Systems, a company that has developed a breakthrough process to produce low-carbon cement. Sublime’s technology was co-invented by Leah and Sublime's co-founder, Yet-Ming Chiang, at MIT’s Department of Materials Science and Engineering during Leah's tenure as NSERC/Banting Postdoctoral Fellow. Prior to working on cement at MIT, Leah earned a PhD in chemistry with Professor Jeff Dahn at Dalhousie University, Canada, where she worked on optimizing lithium-ion lifetime and energy density in partnerships with 3M and Tesla. Leah is an Activate Boston Entrepreneurial Fellow and was recently named among MIT Technology Review's 35 Innovators under 35.
Leah Ellis