Jonathan Fast

Senior Staff Scientist at Ecolab

Jonathan Fast is a Senior Staff Scientist at Ecolab, leading the Global Wipes Innovation R&D Platform. Prior to joining Ecolab, Jonathan held roles as a Staff Scientist and Lead Chemist, working on antimicrobial technical development and early stage product development for laundry products. Previously, Jonathan worked as a Graduate Research Assistant at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where Jonathan focused on the synthesis and characterization of semi-fluorinated block copolymers for medical applications. Jonathan holds a PhD in Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a BS in Chemistry from Bethel University.



  • Senior Staff Scientist

    August, 2020 - present

  • Staff Scientist

    January, 2015

  • Lead Chemist

    July, 2011

  • Principal Chemist

    August, 2008