Paul Dinnissen

Paul Dinnissen

Co-Founder
OTEC Foundation
Paul Dinnissen has a strong entrepreneurial background in the IT and Internet industry since 1989. In 2010 he became intrigued by the opportunities and challenges in the market for ocean renewable energy. He see similarities between the early Internet market and the market for ocean renewable energy today. Paul is currently co-founder of the OTEC Foundation and a shareholder in Bluerise, a company focused on Ocean Thermal Energy. The OTEC Foundation was founded by a diverse group of people from the Netherlands, Sweden and the US to raise global awareness for OTEC. It has consolidated different initiatives and stakeholders around the world and serves as a hub for information and resources to advance the technology implementation.