Joel Fruendt

CEO at SenesTech

Joel became CEO of SenesTech in November 2022. He is a seasoned chief executive with over 30 years of extensive sales, marketing and general management leadership. Highlighted are his 15 years of executive leadership in the vector and pest control industries where he was the Vice President and General Manager of Clarke Environmental Inc., a leading vector and pest control products and services company. From Clarke, he brings extensive expertise in the development and manufacturing of EPA registered chemical control products, commercialization and sale of those products, and leading large sales and service organizations. Most recently he served as President and CEO of a global manufacturing company in the reflective technology and safety industry, where he spearheaded their successful revenue and profit growth through innovation and efficiency initiatives. Joel brings a passion and commitment to sustainable, effective solutions to vector and pest control challenges, and a direct connection to SenesTech’s industry partners. He received the Smart Leaders award from Smart Business Magazine and holds a BS in Business from Illinois Wesleyan University.



  • CEO

    Current role