The company was founded by Stefan Gromoll and Kenneth M. Lanzetta in January 2007, was selected a co-winner of the Stony Brook University DARE entrepreneurial competition in May 2007, and was awarded Small Business Innovation Research Phase 1, 1b, and 2 grants by the National Science Foundation in January 2008, April 2008, and February 2009, respectively.
Kenneth M. Lanzetta, Co-Founder and President, Products
Kenneth M. Lanzetta
Kenneth M. Lanzetta obtained a BA in Physics from the University of Pennsylvania and a PhD in Physics from the University of Pittsburgh.
He subsequently held a postdoctoral appointment at the Institute of Astronomy of the University of Cambridge in England and a Hubble Fellowship at the Center for Astrophysics and Space Sciences of the University of California, San Diego before joining the faculty of Stony Brook University.
He is currently Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University.
research interests span various disciplines of observational cosmology, including quasar absorption lines, galaxy formation and evolution, and evolution of the intergalactic medium.
He is a world-recognized expert on quasar absorption lines and on the development and application of image processing techniques utilizing large-scale scientific computing facilities for measurement of sensitive observations of faint galaxies.
Seeking new challenges in a new endeavor, he
in January 2007 (together with Stefan Gromoll), identifying an exciting opportunity in the burgeoning mobile industry.
At DOTGO, he holds the position of President, Products, in which role he is responsible for the conception and development of the company's products and innovation.