RISING STAR: Daniela Fernandez

Founder and CEO of Sustainable Ocean Alliance, award-winning social entrepreneur, thought leader, and internationally sought-after speaker on the entrepreneurial mindset, ocean innovation, technology, youth empowerment, and sustainability.

At the age of 19, Daniela founded Sustainable Ocean Alliance as a college-room idea at Georgetown University. Five years later, SOA has created the world’s largest network of young Ocean Leaders in over 150 countries and launched the world’s first Ocean Solutions Accelerator to support developing technological solutions to address the greatest threats facing our planet. Read moreDaniela Fernandez will be honored with a Silicon Valley Forum Visionary Award on February 6th, 2020. Click here for tickets and more information.