Chief Commercial Officer
Natalie Khtikian is a commercialization and sales leader with experience spanning software, advertising, and hard-tech. As Climeworks’ first employee in North America she was responsible for developing the commercialization strategy for the voluntary carbon market in North America.
Prior to pivoting to climate tech, Natalie was part of two teams that were acquired by Google, Wildfire Interactive and Waze. There, she worked with Fortune 50 clients and opened new markets and verticals. Natalie also was VP of Sales for Yondr, a hardware team focused on removing cellphone distraction from shows, events, and spaces.
Natalie holds a BA from UC Berkeley in Literature with a minor in Ballet, a Post Degree Diploma in Fisheries and Aquaculture from Vancouver Island University, and a MSc in Geography from the University of Victoria. Her research was focused on marine microbiology and oyster genetics.