Driven to overcome challenges faced by immigrant parents, David Zamarin is the Founder & CEO of DetraPel. DetraPel is an advanced materials company that manufactures protective coatings without any cancer-causing fluorochemicals (PFAS) and was seen on Season 9 of ABC’s hit show Shark Tank. He also founded two other companies that he has since exited. David is also a member of several advisory boards: he currently sits on the Entrepreneurial Advisory Board of FedEx, is a Strategic Advisor for EntrepreneurShares, is an advisor for Assabet Valley Regional Technical High School, and is a sought after public speaker. A member of Forbes 30 Under 30, Worcester Business Journal’s 40 Under 40, and Boston’s 25 Under 25 by BostInno, and a winner of the 2022 U.S. SBA’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, David inspires youth ventures by being an active member of several youth entrepreneurship advisory boards. 

David graduated Magna Cum Laude from Babson College in 2019, and was a part time undergraduate at the University of Pennsylvania while attending high school at the prestigious Julia Reynolds Masterman school. His educational background has provided him innovative entrepreneurial spirit that makes him an accomplished and inspiring leader.