Speaker Emiliano ITURRIAGA

Biography

Emiliano ITURRIAGA, sustainable development engineer at Tec de Monterrey and specialized in Social Innovation, is the CEO and co-founder of rutopia.com. Rutopía is a social enterprise that enables rural communities to generate a sustainable income though bio-cultural tourism, without the need of external tour operators or intermediators. Rutopía has been awarded the WEGE Prize 2018 for its circular economy model, and the Hult Prize 2019, the largest global competition of social entrepreneurship in the world.

Emiliano ITURRIAGA is also a big fan of climbing and freediving, and of basically everything that involves being outside in the wild.

www.rutopia.com