F50 Elevate

Cohort 1



Exergy deploys advanced separation products for resource purification to allow unlimited reuse. The Company is launching with its first internationally patented product; EthorCEL®, which allows for recycling of (high purity) water in high volume technology manufacturing. EthorCEL® offers high tech manufacturing customers improved efficiencies and cost savings, achieving up to 90% water use reduction while reducing its water related costs by 70%.


Azita Yazdani

Founder & CEO

Mark Guidi

Chief of Strategy and Consulting Services

Ms. Yazdani is a nationally and internationally recognized environmental executive – Recipient of Resources Award of the International Sustainability Summit Working Group 2013 – Expert in Cleantech and water recovery and purification technologies. She Served on President Clinton’s National Advisory Council for Environmental Protection and Technology (NACEPT) and as technical advisor to the EPA SBIR and EPA Sustainable Industry Project. Chemical Engineering, BS UC Berkeley; UCLA Anderson School of Business, Certificate in Entrepreneurial Management Program.

LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/azitayazdani

Mark Guidi directs Exergy’s corporate strategy and consulting services with experience at PwC, E&Y, GE, and Cisco – Culturally attuned leader, who speaks multiple languages and has lived in Asia. He has proven, successful track record of leading large, global organizations and teams across a variety of industries, US and abroad. He has also managed operating budgets over $300 million, cross-functional global teams of more than 800 people, and governance & oversight of operational investment portfolios in excess of $1 billion.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markguidi/