Founders






Portrait of Dirty Labs co-founder Dr. Pete He as a child.Portrait of Dirty Labs co-founder Dr. Pete He.

Dr. Pete He
Co-Founder & Chief Scientist


Pete is a veteran chemist with over 20 years of experience and a portfolio of leading innovations in home and personal care products. He also served as a board member and sector leader of the The Sustainability Consortium (TSC), one of the world’s largest consumer product sustainability organizations with the participation of multinational corporations, including Unilever, P&G, Henkel, and Walmart. During his 8-year tenure at TSC, Pete helped define and implement the product sustainability criteria for more than 100 product categories.

Portrait of Dirty Labs co-founder David Watkins as a child. Portrait of Dirty Labs co-founder David Watkins.

David Watkins
Co-Founder & CEO


David is an award-winning product designer and entrepreneur. He has spent his career designing, developing, and manufacturing consumer products for Google, Jawbone, Skullcandy, and Incase. It was during this time that he witnessed the excessive amount of manufacturing waste being produced for consumer products. As an avid climber and outdoor enthusiast, David brings his passion for nature and sustainability into his design process and has created innovative solutions to reduce waste and environmental impact.