Diego Acevedo is co-founder at Bluerise, a company based in the Netherlands focused on Ocean Thermal Energy Technologies. Bluerise focuses on technology and project development for implementation of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) projects as well as Ocean Ecoparks that utilize the deep ocean resource.
Diego joined Bluerise after moving to the Netherlands to study an MSc in Sustainable Energy Technologies at TU Delft. He is originally from Colombia and has strong family ties to the Caribbean. He has help different engineering, strategy and management positions in several countries including Colombia, the US, Germany, France and the Netherlands. He also holds a BS degree (magna cum laude) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida.