Fortify Appoints Lawrence Ganti as CEO

Fortify, a science and additive manufacturing company based in Boston, Massachusetts, has announced that Lawrence Ganti will succeed Josh Martin as CEO. Josh Martin, co-founder and CEO, will take on a new role as chief product officer.

Ganti brings more than 25 years of experience in leading global businesses, scaling start-ups and executing the delivery of new commercial models. Most recently, Ganti was president of SiO2 Materials Science where he led the commercialization efforts and grew the company’s customer base and manufacturing footprint.

Martin, co-founder, who has led Fortify from its inception as the CEO is excited to take on the chief product officer role: “I am looking forward to driving alignment between our growing product portfolio and our customers’ strategic applications. Having Lawrence on board is going to be a huge catalyst for Fortify’s next phase of growth.”

Bobby Yazdani, managing partner and founder of Cota Capital, has been working with the team since 2021, and is delighted about Lawrence coming on board, “Lawrence will bring a fresh perspective to Fortify. He has led rapid commercial and operational expansion across various industries such as SaaS, Biotech and Manufacturing. Most notably with his last role at SiO2 leading the scale-up of integrated hardware, software and advanced materials for end-use manufacturing applications.”

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