About Minnowtech

Founded in 2018 in Baltimore, MD, as a collaborative effort between Dr. Suzan Shahrestani and Early Charm, Minnowtech develops precision aquaculture technologies to maximize aquafarmers’ cultivation efforts using integrated sensor-based systems.

Dr. Shahrestani has a PhD in Fisheries Science and is an expert in applying image analysis, spatial statistics, and population dynamics to the noninvasive assessment of aquatic organisms. Early Charm is a startup studio that co-founds early-stage companies based around intellectual property coming out of universities and federally-funded labs.

About Minnowtech

Founded in 2018 in Baltimore, MD, as a collaborative effort between Dr. Suzan Shahrestani and Early Charm, Minnowtech develops precision aquaculture technologies to maximize aquafarmers’ cultivation efforts using integrated sensor-based systems.

Dr. Shahrestani has a PhD in Fisheries Science and is an expert in applying image analysis, spatial statistics, and population dynamics to the noninvasive assessment of aquatic organisms. Early Charm is a startup studio that co-founds early-stage companies based around intellectual property coming out of universities and federally-funded labs.

The Minnowtech Team

Marine biologists, seasoned business professionals, and a first-class field team.

Suzan Shahrestani

Co-Founder & CEO

Kelli Booth

Co-Founder

Ken Malone

Co-Founder

Colin Harmer

Business Director

Quynh Vo

Project Development Specialist

Jacob Isbell

Machine Vision Scientist

Mary Beth Wickless

Industry Analyst

Bryan Gutierrez

Research Technician

Jose Gutierrez

Research Technician