About Us

Mark Peterman

Mark C. Peterman, CEO

Mark is a serial entrepreneur with broad technical and business experience. He founded a recycling company at thirteen, led programming efforts for environmental compliance software at a start-up during his undergraduate studies, and invented the core technology that would become the foundation for two later start-ups during graduate school.


Merwan Benhabib, VP Engineering

Merwan is an expert in microfluidics systems and MEMS fabrication techniques. Previously a doctoral candidate in mechanical engineering at the University of California at Berkeley, Dr. Benhabib designed and built a microfluidics-based system for testing soil for a remote environmental exploration system to be deployed on Mars. His experience with microfluidic systems and analytical chemistry in extreme environments is an asset to the OndaVia team.