MIIS Lecture: Can Technology Save the Oceans?
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 - 6:00pm
Middlebury Institute of International Studies presents a free lecture by Sandra Ponce de Leon entitled Can Technology Save the Oceans? on Tuesday, October 1, at 6pm in Room 102 in the McGowan Building on the campus of MIIS.
New technologies coming to market have the potential to make an impact in reversing the tide of ocean health.
Sandra Ponce de Leon is the Principal of the Blue Economy Agency, a full stack marketing and PR agency specialized in the ocean tech economy. As an entrepreneurial marketer and veteran Silicon Valley start-up executive, Sandra has led marketing for startups spanning consumer and business markets with extensive experience bringing new products to market and supporting companies through several successful exits. She has worked with companies across emerging tech fields such as blue-tech, blockchain, SaaS, mobile, iOT and AI. Sandra is a techno-optimist that believes that technology can be actualized to create real societal change and actively covers emerging tech trends in Forbes, GritDaily, #LatinaGeeks and the Popping the Bubbl podcast.