Speaker profile

Armando Leon

Founder & CEO - AlgalTech

Visionary leader with experience doing business in Mexico, Spain and USA. Experience in management and operations in industrial, banking, agribusiness and most recently in sustainable aquaculture. Strong sales and business development knowledge acquired in the financial services industry in Mexico.

With 25 years of experience in development of innovative technologies in sustainable aquaculture.  His experience includes the domestication of a new species of macro alga and development of the co-cultivation of macro algae and shrimp and commercialization of these products in the USA. Since 2016 as an investor and CEO of Algal Tech developing a breakthrough technology in algae culture, using a novel control environment aeroponic system to introduce sustainably and highly nutritious fresh and dried sea vegetables products in Mexico, Spain and USA.

B.S.E.E. from National University of Mexico and MBA studies from National University, San Diego, CA.


Edge Executive Conference - Day 1 - October 11, 2022
AgTech Startup Pitches
Silicon Valley AgTech (Edge Executive Conference)
15:30 - 17:30
Speaking companies: Smart Apply, Inc., HitchPin, HRVSTS, AlgalTech, Deep Planet, blue planet ecosystems, AgFood Tech SIG, Band of Angels, Inputs.ag, Clearstone, Scale Upstream, Vidavo Ventures, Fall Line Capital, Greenhouse Capital Partners
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