Eva Gladek


Eva founded Metabolic, her second start-up, in 2012. In her years of consulting work and concept development, she has advised over 300 companies and industry leaders in sectors ranging from electronics to agriculture. She is an expert in technical environmental management techniques such as Life Cycle Assessment and Material Flow Analysis, and has developed many frameworks for systems thinking and sustainable design.

Eva was born and raised in New York City immersed in the international community surrounding the United Nations. She began her career as a molecular biologist with her first laboratory job at the age of 13, and continued on to work as a science journalist and television producer before developing her expertise in industrial ecology.

Eva has a Master’s in Industrial Environmental Management from Yale University and a Bachelor’s in molecular biology from Amherst College.