Boston, June 26, 2024 – ZwitterCo, which is transforming water treatment industries worldwide through advanced membrane technologies, today announced that Sean Carey has joined its executive team as Vice President for Product Management and Strategy. With more than 25 years of experience in product management and commercial leadership within the life sciences industry, Sean brings a wealth of expertise to ZwitterCo with years of success building strong product management and commercial teams within high-technology companies.

Headshot of Sean Carey in front of industrial equipment
Sean Carey, shown here, has joined ZwitterCo as Vice President of Product Management & Strategy.

In his new role, Sean will be responsible for setting the trajectory of innovative wastewater treatment solutions, expanding ZwitterCo’s award-winning fouling-immune technology to the next level, exploring new filtration opportunities in areas such as digestate, meat and poultry, ethanol, and more. Sean has led product management teams for both capital equipment as well as consumables and will work closely with R&D and sales teams to lead go-to-market strategies. His experience managing teams in the US, Europe, and China will play an important role as ZwitterCo expands sustainable solutions to a global market.

Sean’s previous roles include leading the product management team at GE Healthcare through its integration of Whatman – a well-recognized manufacturer of filtration and membrane technologies – and serving as Director of Product Management at Thermo Fisher Scientific for its Water Purification and Water Analysis portfolios. He also led a North American Sales team in the sales of membrane technologies for in-vitro diagnostics.

Sean Carey by industrial equipment with another ZwitterCo team member.
Sean Carey (L), who has joined ZwitterCo as Vice President of Product Management & Strategy, visits a customer location where ZwitterCo’s products are helping secure a future of water abundance and recover valuable byproducts.

Sean expressed his enthusiasm for his new role, stating, “I am thrilled to join such a groundbreaking and innovative company. ZwitterCo’s mission aligns perfectly with my passion for sustainability and making a positive impact on the planet. I have only been with the company for a short period of time, but I have already seen how our zwitterionic technology is having an incredible impact on so many industries and how it works for so many challenging streams around the world.”

“We are delighted to have Sean join our executive team,” said Alex Rappaport, CEO of ZwitterCo. “His extensive experience and proven leadership in product management and leading global teams will be invaluable as we overcome high-strength industrial wastewater filtration and reuse challenges and continue to advance our mission of combatting the global water shortfall. We are excited for the future, not only in driving ZwitterCo forward, but opening innovative opportunities for our customers and partners.”

About ZwitterCo

ZwitterCo is on a mission to solve the world’s most urgent water problems with its advanced zwitterionic membranes that combat organic fouling, the biggest challenge in filtration. ZwitterCo’s award-winning technology enhances membrane life and performance in high-strength industrial wastewater, surface water, and food process streams, driving sustainable water reuse and reducing chemical use. For more information, visit