Manuel Maqueda is a startup specialist with a passion for sustainable business, and a serial NGO founder. Manuel holds a Graduate Degree in Economics, a Law Degree, and speaks Spanish, English and French. He resides in Silicon Valley, California where he is involved in several tecnology ventures and NGO’s. Manuel is a partner and former VP of BlooSee.com, a company harnessing the best ocean infirmation and making it accessible and useful. Manuel is also a sailor, a diver, and a passionate ocean conservationist. Manuel is the cofounder of Plastic Pollution Coalition, a worldwide collective of environmental organizations, and the founder of Nuestra Voz, a nonprofit organization helping Spanish speakers participate actively in the online conversation.