Speakers

Benjamin Sparrow
CEO and co-founder, Saltworks Technologies

Benjamin Sparrow is a clean tech inventor-entrepreneur. He is the CEO and co-founder of Saltworks Technologies – an advanced desalination system developer. Saltworks has over forty patents and successfully took new energy and waste saving water technologies from concept to full scale implementation with global clients. Saltworks operates two factories in British Columbia where they build commercial scale plants that are installed globally. Customers include long list of Fortune 500 industrial companies. Investors and shareholders include major industrial firms such as BP, ConocoPhillips, Teck Resources and Cenovus Energy. Ben is Professional Engineer and has an MBA in Technology Management from Simon Fraser University. He was honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for his contribution to clean technology, and identified as one of Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40 in 2012. His greatest honour is working with a world class team and customers to deliver groundbreaking products that treat the world’s most hazardous waters while simultaneously saving energy and reducing greenhouse gas impacts.