Cerahelix Welcomes William Paulus as Chief Operating Officer

Press Release


January 15, 2020


Cerahelix, Inc. is proud to announce and welcome William (Bill) Paulus as the company’s Chief Operating Officer. Bill joins Cerahelix with over 29 years’ experience in manufacturing and global operations. He will be responsible for leading all operational, developmental and manufacturing functions of Cerahelix while bringing the company’s flagship product through scaled manufacturing.

Paulus’s proven record of team building, leadership, and change management is an ideal fit for the fast growth of Cerahelix’s innovative ceramic filter business. His history promoting operational excellence and guiding technical innovations with continuous improvement will solidify Cerahelix’s position in the membrane filtration market. “Bill’s business development expertise and operations skill are well suited as our new technology is applied in varied global opportunities in wastewater management and separations”, said Cerahelix CEO Susan MacKay. “His new position will help us meet the large opportunities that await our patented, cutting edge technology that combines DNA with our sol gel ceramics expertise. We are pleased to welcome Bill to our senior management team.”

“I am excited to join Cerahelix as it ramps up to meet its global market opportunities and I am thrilled to bring my operations expertise to its management team. With the world’s water needs in a critical state, I look forward to using the skills I have developed to create long-term customer value.”

Mr. Paulus is an experienced technology manager. His career includes 20 years with Delphi across positions focused on Engineering, Marketing, Business Development, and Strategic Planning. At Celgard LLC, a manufacturer of lithium battery separators, he was Vice President of Global Operations acquiring expertise in Intellectual Property and Product Development. While at Pittsburgh Glass Works LLC, he served as Vice President of Manufacturing. Most recently, he was with Blackmore Sensors & Analytics Inc. as Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain, where he successfully scaled Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave LiDAR systems for autonomous driving applications. As a sign of his contribution to the success of each of these technology-based companies, they have either been acquired by other companies or were spun off from a larger company.

His extensive educational credits include a BS in Ceramic Engineering from Alfred University, an MS degree in Solid State Science at Penn State University as well as MS degrees in Strategic Management and Finance from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

Mr. Paulus can be reached at bpaulus@cerahelix.com or +1-800-604-0697 x702.

Founded in 2011, Cerahelix has combined DNA biotechnology and ceramic chemistry to create a new class of ceramic filters. Our picofilters quickly and efficiently transform wastewater to reuse quality water. Cost savings include less down time, decreased energy consumption, and higher water recovery. Our durable PicoHelix filters have broad applications across multiple industries that are seeking to reduce their carbon and water footprints.

For more information about Cerahelix, or to schedule an interview with Susan MacKay,
please call: 1-800-604-0697, or e-mail: info@cerahelix.com

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