Executive Edge: Abu Abraham of Zymplr
Abu Abraham is the co-founder of Zymplr, based in St. Louis, MO, an advanced materials company that is developing a new football helmet.
The company intends to use its proprietary technology in creating helmets that can reduce the risk of concussions in high contact sports. Abu leads the company through its startup phase, with a focus on commercialization, Product & Brand strategy.
Abu is an experienced professional with extensive experience in, product development, R&D, manufacturing and commercialization especially in advanced materials/composites areas. He currently leads the R&D functions at Insituform technologies (An Aegion Company) that is involved with the rehabilitation of utility piping.
Abu has a Bachelors in Engineering from Mangalore University and a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Tuskegee University. He recently finished his Executive MBA from Washington University’s, Olin School of Business.