Meet the leadership of Keeton Industries
PRESIDENT | BIOLOGIST
Luke Keeton, the second generation of Keeton Industries, also discovered his passion for fish and lakes very early in his life. Working for Keeton Industries from a very young age, he also decided to pursue a career in Biology and received his undergraduate degree in Biology/Marine Biology from Oregon State University in 2001.
Mike Moore is a veteran in fisheries and aquaculture with over 25 years of experience in government and private organizations improving processes and production in the United States and internationally. Mike has consulted on fish and shrimp farms around the globe helping farmers reduce costs, and increase yields and profits. He is an aquaculture expert and a valuable contributor to the aquaculture industry.
CHAITHANYA KRISHNA REDDY NOTI
INTERNATIONAL SALES MANAGER - AQUACULTURE
Chaithanya Krishna Reddy Noti manages Keeton's International Sales operations based in India where he is responsible for sales and support throughout southeast Asia. He also assists the Keeton marketing team with website development and research. Chaithanya came to Keeton Industries with a Masters degree in Information Systems Management from Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Prior to joining the company, he held various positions at The Bank of New York Mellon and Marist College organizations.
SUSAN KNUDSON, MPH, PH.D.
SENIOR RESEARCH SCIENTIST
Dr. Knudson received her doctorate from Yale University and has published articles on Insect Biochemistry, Cell line identification, Lymn Disease, Baculoviruses, Orbiviruses, Mosquioto Genomics, Bacterial Genomics and Drug Discovery for Tuberculosis and Burkolderia. She joined the Keeton staff as a Senior Research Scientist working in Research and Development. She brings a broad knowledge base to our program and is currently working on developing new high through-put screening techniques to identify new, more effective probiotics against Vibrio spp. Dr. Knudson previously worked at Colorado State University.
FOUNDER | BIOLOGIST
Jim Keeton’s passion. He started working with fish at a very young age, while he spent most of his childhood fishing on the Keeton Ranch. Jim received his undergraduate degree in Fisheries Biology from Colorado State University in 1968 and has been at the forefront of aquatic technology ever since. Jim has been involved in Aquaculture design and manufacturing for over 30 years and has developed and patented various new technologies.