Enabling Your Technology

Gelest Inc. is recognized world-wide as a leader and innovator in materials science and technology. Gelest manufactures and provides silane, silicone and metal-organic compounds serving advanced technology markets through a customer driven approach.

History and Mission

Gelest, Inc., headquartered in Morrisville, PA, USA, was founded in 1991 to serve the advanced technology applications markets and is recognized worldwide as an innovator, manufacturer and supplier of Organo-Silicon and Metal-Organic materials for commercial production and R&D support.

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Jonathan Goff

President

Jonathan is a 13-year veteran of Gelest, most recently serving as Chief Technology Officer. Having focused on technology, new product development, market introductions, and growing customer relationships throughout his career, Jonathan is ideally suited to lead Gelest in its core mission of providing cutting-edge chemical technology, products, and services. Dr. Goff holds a Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Virginia Tech and has over 60 patents and technical publications.

Edward Kimble

Executive VP

Ed is responsible for the Business Unit, Product Management, Customer Service, and Sales groups. A 20-year veteran of Gelest, Kimble previously served as Applications and Polymer Development Manager as well as Production Chemical Group Supervisor. He is a graduate of Pennsylvania State University.

William Fry

CFO

Bill is responsible for the finance department as well as IT, inventory control, and our European subsidiaries Livchem Logistics (Germany) and Bimax Chemicals Limited (UK). Prior to joining Gelest in 2010, he spent six years working in public accounting serving a variety of industries, including manufacturing. Bill is a certified public accountant and graduate of West Chester University.

Teruyuki Mitsumori

Executive VP

Teruyuki has 28 years of experience in R&D and business field in Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation (MCC). Prior to joining Gelest in 2021, he was a general manager of Imaging Materials Department in MCC. His responsibly in Gelest is to boost post-merger integration, including creating new synergies. He holds a master's degree of Science in Chemistry from the University of Tokyo and has numerous patents and technical articles. He also worked as a visiting scholar in Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry of University of California Los Angeles for 2 years.

Adrien Salomon

VP, Operations - Morrisville

Adrien is responsible for site management of Production, Engineering, Logistics, and Facilities Maintenance at Gelest’s Morrisville location. Adrien has over 17 years of experience in silane, silicone, and metal organic production and manufacturing having previously held roles of Chemist, Engineer, Production Manager and Site Manager. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware College of Engineering.

Carl Shervin

VP, Operations - Glen Rock

Carl is responsible for Operations of the Bimax Glen Rock site. He has over 40 years of experience in Research & Development, Marketing and Sales management, Strategic Planning, and Quality Management. Prior to joining Bimax in 2008 as General Manager, he was the Commercial Manager for Specialty Monomers at Lubrizol. Prior to that, he held various business and technical roles at Rohm and Haas. He has spent his entire career working with acrylic monomers and polymers. Carl holds a Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MBA from LaSalle University.

Jen Predmore

VP, Human Resources

Jen is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources function for Gelest and its subsidiaries. She joined Gelest in 2015 and is a 20-year veteran generalist in the profession with a history of progressive professional growth. Jen began her career as a generalist in the microelectronics manufacturing industry, followed by a lengthy career as a department of “one” with a foreign based microelectronics contract manufacturer leading their US and expatriate HR functions, to her current position as VP of HR at Gelest. Jen graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Temple University and her MBA from LaSalle University. She maintains her SPHR and SHRM-SCP certifications.

Santy Sulaiman

VP, Research & Development

Santy is responsible for promoting research initiatives, fostering customer relationships, and supporting operational efficiencies. Santy joined Gelest in 2012 and oversees the Silanes/Metal Organics, Polymer Development, and Acrylates groups, as well as Technical Services & Applications, Research Engineering, and Quality Control. She received her Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science & Engineering from the University of Michigan and has published numerous patents and technical articles.

Our Capabilities

Our Capabilities

Recognized world-wide leader and innovator in materials science and technology.

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The Gelest Technical Library

The Gelest Technical Library

A selected list of Gelest Reports, Publications, and Brochures.

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Calculators & Tools

Calculators & Tools

Resources to help you to select the product that best fits your project.

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