Daniella Russo

Founder & CEO, Think Beyond Plastic

Daniella Russo is the CEO and co-founder of the Think Beyond™ the leader of global action to develop an innovation pipeline for the UN Sustainable Development Goals for waste, water, agriculture, energy and climate change. Think Beyond runs periodic innovation challenges, an annual accelerator class and an annual investor forum. Its innovation eco-system connects industry, investors and innovators. Its Innovation Center has a network of Regional User facilities for design, testing, characterization and prototyping on locations in the US and Europe. The new Global Entrepreneurship Centre in Germany offers scaleup services to qualified scaleups from its pipeline. Think Beyond Plastic™ is a flagship program launched in 2008, to address the global plastic pollution crisis, with special impacts on ocean, agriculture, textile, construction and transportation.