Take a look at our  i-CDI technology powered by INCION® and see how we are revolutionizing water treatment.

Contact Us: info@powertechwater.com

Giving Water Intensive Industries Access to Affordable & Environmentally Friendly Clean Water

through PTW's sustainable INCION® technology

Benefits of INCION® Water Treatment

No Chemicals

iCDI powered by INCION® does not require any chemicals to operate, providing a simple and Eco-friendly solution

Increased Productivity

Our technology uses no consumables, needs less maintenance, and has a simple operation requiring less man hours for water treatment

Reduced Cost

The INCION® system produces clean water at up to 60% lower cost compared to other technologies

Team Members


James Landon co-founded PowerTech Water in January, 2014 following initial success in raising seed capital from the Bluegrass Angels in Lexington, KY. After small scale demonstrations of PowerTech Water's new salt separation technique, he and PowerTech Water were successfully awarded a National Science Foundation grant to advance and scale-up their technology. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer at PowerTech Water with current focus directed towards pilot-stage validation of our membrane-free capacitive deionization process. James received his BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Lehigh University and his PhD in Chemical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Jon Prescott, CEO of Scante.net, has been involved with advanced electrostatic, adsorptive, and ion exchange technologies as an end-user, executive and founder for 20 years. Along with product development and global technical services roles, he led national and international sales of several fluid separation and treatment technologies in general manufacturing, power generation, and petro-chemical markets. He has experience successfully bringing new technologies to major industrial OEMS and Fortune 500 companies including GE, Siemens, MHI, Komatsu, Shell, and ExxonMobil. He has led SBIR and other grant efforts in several technology startups, winning funding from US DoE, USAF, and US Intelligence agencies. 

Chris Young has been active as an entrepreneur and investor in technology related startup companies for over 10 years. He started his career in Atlanta, GA working as a sales engineer for Security First Technologies, an online banking technology company. He then moved to San Francisco to join the startup technology consulting firm, Scient. Shortly after Scient went public, he was a founder of two technology related startups, raising over $60 million in venture capital from investors such as Sequoia Capital, Freeman Spogli & Co., Capital Research & Management, and Oracle Venture Fund. He returned to Kentucky in 2004 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Blue Grass Angel Venture Fund II and serves on boards of Transposagen Biopharmaceuticals, Gun Media Holdings, Frogdice, and Float Money. He received a BS in Electrical and Biomedical Engineering from Duke University.

David Goodnight is a member of the Bluegrass Angels and Fund Manager. He is an advisor and investor in Power Tech Water. He was a previous Investor and Board Member in Jacobs Automation where he led the sale of the company to a Fortune 500 company. With Jacobs Automation, he served as Chief Operating Office, and CFO. David previously was with Lexmark for 14 years as Vice-President of Asia Pacific and Latin America, Corporate Controller, and CFO of Network Printer Division. He also had roles at Lockheed-Martin and Unisys. He has an MBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky.

Chris Winfield is an entrepreneur with over two decades of technology start up experience. Chris founded numerous companies, with two successful exits. His experience focuses on new business development, uncovering new markets and developing new partnerships. Experience includes senior executive management with a public company.

Co-Founder & CEO, Dr. Cameron Lippert, is a classically trained chemist turned scientific entrepreneur founding startup ventures ranging from the food & beverage industry to beauty care & cosmetics, and is now tackling the challenge of access to clean water. Cameron received his BS in Biochemistry from Eckerd College and a PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lindsay Boehme joined PowerTech Water in October 2015, and is currently a principal research engineer with the company. Her emphasis is on R&D to bring PowerTech Water’s technology from lab-scale to pilot-scale. Lindsay received BS degrees in Chemical Engineering and Biochemistry from the University of Ottawa and her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.

Work With Us

PowerTech Water is always on the lookout for knowledgeable, talented, and highly motivated individuals who share our passion for developing solutions to challenging water treatment problems.

We offer a competitive benefits package and salaries commensurate with experience.

We invite you to email your resume and a cover letter to: info@powertechwater.com or mail it to:

PowerTech Water

145 Graham Ave


Lexington, KY 40506