Seaworthy Conversations: Creating Climate Resilient Value Chains
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About the Event
A value chain details the full scope of activities required to create a product or service. Value chains encompass the process level innovation that must occur to build a resilient climate & regenerative economy. Join experts from Hasten Regeneration & ITACA as we explore the future of value chains.
About Our Panel:
Peter Coughlan, has worked for more than twenty years with organizations and communities of all shapes and sizes to help them create futures of their own design. Before Hasten, Peter was a senior partner at IDEO, a global design and innovation firm, where he designed new-to-the-world products, processes, services, environments, and systems, and where he co-founded and led the Organizational Transformation practice. Peter has taught at the intersection of design, leadership, and transformation in the Social Lab at California College of the Arts, with Stanford Continuing Studies, and with Aarhus University’s / Copenhagen Business School’s Leadership and Innovation in Complex Systems program. He is also an affiliate with the Institute for the Future.
Dr. Laura Canevari
CEO and Founder, ITACA
Laura has over ten years combined research and consulting experience working on climate change adaptation issues globally. She is the CEO and Founder of ITACA, a technical assistance service provider based in Panama and committed to Innovation, Training and Adaptation in Coastal Areas. ITACA aims to accelerate climate adaptation and resilience financing in the Caribbean through education & training, project development & finance, and helping to scale up partnerships for climate resilience across the Region.
She is a solutions-oriented thinker and has a passion for helping others navigating complex climate adaptation challenges. She is also a public speaker (in English, Spanish and Italian) and has been invited to present at numerous climate-related conferences worldwide.
Laura holds a PhD in Geography from King´s College London, an MSc in Environmental Change and Management from Oxford University and a Bachelor of Marine Science (major in Coastal Management) from Queensland University.
Founder & CEO, Seaworthy Collective
Daniel Kleinman is Seaworthy Collective's Founder and CEO, and a marine roboticist. Daniel received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida, focusing on ocean technology while following a passion for exploring and understanding the oceans. As an undergraduate, Daniel interned with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and became a University Innovation Fellow. After graduating in 2015, Daniel spent two years as a Pilot and Test Engineer for Bluefin Robotics' unmanned underwater vehicles in Boston. Daniel spent the following three years in San Diego as a Navy Contractor contributing to mechanical engineering research and development for maritime systems. Daniel recently started his Master's in Exploration Science at The University of Miami RSMAS and was recognized as a Miami Global Shaper. Daniel launched Seaworthy Collective in the fall of 2020, channeling his passion, network, and industry knowledge to empower a community of current and aspiring ocean innovators and entrepreneurs.