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About Us

Why Choose Zeptive?

About Us

Welcome to Zeptive, the leading provider of vape detection and air quality monitoring technology for schools, businesses, and public spaces. We are dedicated to creating a safer and healthier environment by detecting and deterring airborne contaminants in real-time, including vaping and smoking. Our state-of-the-art vape detectors are specifically designed to detect vaping, utilizing advanced sensors that are able to detect the unique chemicals associated with these activities. We also have a range of specialized solutions for real-time detection and monitoring for a range of environmental threats, as well as typical air-monitoring capabilities. With Zeptive, you can be confident that you are receiving the most accurate and effective solution on the market. Our team is composed of experts in technology and wellness, who are passionate about improving the health and safety of the places we gather, work, and learn. We are committed to staying ahead of the latest trends and technologies, ensuring that our products are always up-to-date and effective. Vaping continues to be a major challenge in many settings, but especially in schools. This is because vaping devices are widely available, especially to young people. This is despite efforts at regulation. The short and long term effects of vaping are still being studied, but the harmful effects are undeniable. We are proud to offer a comprehensive range of vape detection solutions, designed to meet the needs of schools, businesses, and public spaces of all sizes. Whether you're looking to install vape detectors in a single room or across an entire campus, we have the expertise and resources to help. At Zeptive, we are committed to building long-term partnerships with our customers and stakeholders. We offer unparalleled customer service and support, ensuring that you receive the guidance and assistance you need. Join us in our mission to create a safer and healthier environment for everyone. Contact us today to learn more about our innovative vape detection technology and how we can help you achieve your goals.


years of combined experience developing & commercializing detection technologies for the safety & security markets.



to over 1,000 customers including schools, workplaces and resorts throughout the United States and abroad.



Our team has uniquely strong capabilities to deliver high performance, portable, smart sensor detection devices within an Internet of Things and Public Health focused business.

of customers across the United States & abroad.

Why Zeptive?



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“After meeting and interviewing with [Zeptive], I walked away knowing they had the expertise we needed in the detection of chemicals and changes in air quality. They weren’t just putting out a device to put out a device. They were seriously trying to create technology that would actually work.”

Bryan C. | Melrose, MA

Melrose High School’s Assistant Principal 

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Meet Zeptive's Leadership Team

Will Hargett
Chief Executive Officer

Most recently, Will was the President of Bruker Detection Corporation, a U.S. business unit of Bruker Corporation that specializes in delivering high end detection solutions for the DoD and Department of Homeland Security. Will's leadership brings an unusually high level of positive awareness and clarity of purpose to each customer, employee, and business partner. His career spans GE and Safran Morpho where he was the General Manager of Global Marketing and Channel Management. Will holds a BA in business and an MBA, both from Cornell University.

Dr. Cindy Bistany
Chief Technology Officer

Bringing together the worlds of analytical chemistry and public health, Cindy seeks to transform the world one high-performance low-cost sensor at a time. Her career has included the gamut of lab and field detection experience focusing on mass spec and ion mobility spectrometry. Concurrently she recently completed a major project focusing on telemedicine and heart disease. Cindy earned a dual BA in chemistry and political science, and an MS in chemistry from University of New Hampshire and a DHSc in health science and administration from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Steve Milt
Chief Growth Officer

Steve specializes in building and growing businesses that have rapidly advancing technology and complex operations. In particular, he enjoys building partnerships and bridging communication across wide-ranging industries and disciplines. Steve was the co-founder of Vigitas, a behavioral health risk management business  focused on substance use disorder and early intervention. Previously he co-founded DSA Detection, a successfully acquired startup, and held leadership roles at IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers. Steve holds a BA and MSE in Economics and Computer Science from Johns Hopkins and an MBA from Cornell University.

Robert Mawrey
Chief Innovation Officer

Robert Mawrey, PhD. leads the effort to provide rapid deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) products and innovative services. Most recently Robert was an IoT principal at MathWorks, Inc. where he contributed to the development and marketing of the platform. Prior to MathWorks, Robert was the CEO of the successful IoT startup, ioBridge, and previously served as the the CIO and SVP of American Tower Corporation for nine years.

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