Charles Call, Ph.D
CEO, ActiveClean by Clean Spot
Dr. Call is an entrepreneur and systems engineer with 20 years of experience in new product development and technology commercialization. Dr. Call has founded and successfully exited several start-ups including MesoSystems Technology and Mesofuel. He has led CleanSpot since 2012 through two major pivots- from novel antimicrobial chemicals to novel antimicrobial coatings, and most recently, to the application of its patent-pending coating technology to an all-natural hand sanitizer – a consumer product. Dr. Call has extensive experience in raising capital for startups and in licensing technology from universities and national labs.
In addition to being an entrepreneur, he is an active angel investor. Over the past decade has made over 25 investments in New Mexico startups.
Dr. Call received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering with Highest Honors from Montana State University. He received an M.S. and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Davis, with a focus on energy systems, fluid mechanics and sensors. Dr. Call is an inventor on more than 30 issued U.S. patents.