Power at Your Fingertips.

Protection Through Detection.

 

Innovative technology that identifies the presence of common date rape drugs in a variety of beverages.

 
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The Problem

 

1 in 6 women will be sexually assaulted in her lifetime. This unthinkable problem has reached epidemic levels on college campuses and around the globe. Our mission is to make a safer and healthier world by empowering everyone with the knowledge to protect themselves. 

 
 
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The Tool.

Our Tech.

The only perfect solution to drug facilitated sexual assault and related crime is ending it altogether. As we all work toward that ideal, Undercover Colors’ breakthrough technology provides protection by detection.

Key benefits:

  • Highly accurate
  • Works in virtually all beverages
  • Fast - results in less than two minutes
  • Small and discreet
  • Affordable
 
 
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Team

Leadership Team

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Barbara Cook

CEO and Board Member
Transformational and dynamic leader with over 30 years’ experience across multiple sectors, geographies and global brands e.g., Starbucks, T-Mobile, Gap, Hudson and Miansai. Successful track record of leading businesses ranging from $10M to $3B in revenues. +
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Olivia Doyne

Public Relations & Social
Over 20 years as a global publicist, marketing executive and brand spokesperson. Led corporate communications, public relations, brand engagement for Gap North America and Ogilvy Public Relations.+
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Kathy Lopiano

CFO
Over 25 years’ experience in financial leadership roles with privately held and public corporations and partnerships. Led teams through growth and profitability improvements as well as acquisition/divestiture transactions including negotiation, financing and post-merger integration.+
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Stephanie Kruse

Marketing
Over 20 years as a marketing executive. Led brand management, consumer insights, strategy and analytics at Gap, Sephora, Yahoo! and Dell as well as for startups and non-profits.+
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Nick LeTourneau, PhD

Director of Research and Development
Led and developed the Undercover Covers medallion and is named as the first inventor in all the patent applications. Nick was the second employee at Undercover Colors and has 8 years of experience of academic research, with publications in scientific journals and the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries. Worked at GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and Zoetis.+
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Adam Sandt

Director of Engineering
Successful engineering professional with 10+ years of experience in medical device, in-vitro diagnostics, and the consumer products industry. Expertise in new product development and equipment design and implementation. Worked at Biomerieux Inc and Crayolla LLC.+
 
 

Board of Directors

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Barbara Cook

CEO and Board Member
Transformational and dynamic leader with over 30 years’ experience across multiple sectors, geographies and global brands e.g., Starbucks, T-Mobile, Gap, Hudson and Miansai. Successful track record of leading businesses ranging from $10M to $3B in revenues. +
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David Nackashi, PhD

Board Member and Investor CEO, Protochips, Inc.
A specialist in linkages between technologies and high growth market opportunities, Dr. Nackashi has over 40 technical publications as well as over 25 issued patents granted and pending.+
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Marjorie Kaufman

Chairman of the Board and investor
Over 30 yrs experience in investment banking and asset management who has raised over $5bn in capital for private investment funds and impact investors. Expertise in healthcare and biotech corporate development+
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Braxton Goodrich

Board Member and Investor
Current Director of Timberline and a Board Member of Sprout Pharmaceutical. Former treasury and finance experience at BE&K.+
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Celeste Lutrario

Board Member and Investor VP, Global R&D for Burt’s Bees
Over 30 years experience in the Personal Care and Cosmetics Industry. Former Executive Director of R&D at Chanel, Director of R&D Elizabeth Arden and as a formulation chemist at Avon.+
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Mike Hockenberry

Vice Chair and Investor CEO, Disruptive Enterprises
Over 20 years of retail and consumer products experience. He is recognized as an innovative and inspirational executive in marketing, sales, and operations. At Target Corporation, he led merchandising strategies for beauty, baby, household, and grocery. Prior to that, Mike led consumer research and brand management at Hallmark.+