2021 Solutions Review Team

Meet the team that reviewed applications for the 2021 WW Orcelle® Award and the Neptune Award.

Marc S. Adler

Marc S. Adler is the President of the private intellectual property strategy consulting practice, Marc Adler LLC.

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Dan Bodenstein

Longtime technology and product development veteran. Co-Founder and current COO of Boulder Engineering Studio, a multidisciplinary product development consultancy.

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Lynette Cardoch

Dr. Lynette Cardoch is a coastal ecologist with over 25 years of experience in regulatory and water policies, coastal restoration, and urban and coastal resiliency.

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Ann Carpenter

Ann Lee Carpenter brings more than 30 years of experience in strategic planning, marketing, business development, and community outreach in private industry, nonprofit organizations, and as an entrepreneur.

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Mark Carpenter

Mark Carpenter is the Senior Business Development Manager for the Aerospace and Defense Technologies segment (ADTech) within Oceaneering International Inc.

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Charles S. Christ Jr.

Charles S. Christ Jr. received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Cedarville College in 1984 and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from the University of Florida in 1989. His latest position was SVP of Product Development and CTO for Ergotron Inc.

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Paul Frank III

Paul Frank is the Director, World Technology Partners in NJ, USA. Most of Paul Frank’s work experience has been spent at nonprofit organizations from the arts to membership service organizations.

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Sheila Hemami

Dr. Sheila Hemami currently heads East Coast operations and directs the environmental and sustainability innovation and investment portfolios at Triple Ring Technologies.

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John Irvine

John M. Irvine, PhD, is the Department Manager for Theater Command and Control (C2) and Homeland Defense in the Air and Space Force Center of the MITRE Corporation.

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Ted Janulis

Ted Janulis has served in various executive positions, including CEO, at financial institutions involved in Capital Markets, Banking and Asset Management over a 30+ year business career.

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Claire Johnson

Claire is a senior operations and finance executive who runs the University System of Maryland Momentum Fund (MMF).

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Jennifer Jurado

Jennifer Jurado is Chief Resilience Officer, Deputy Department Director at the Broward County Government, of Broward County, FL.

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Mare Straetmans

Mare Straetmans is a passionate entrepreneur and intrapreneur in the world of maritime and energy.

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Ulla Keino

Ulla Keino has a variable career over 30 years in supply chain management and logistics, and her knowledge of global value chains covers all product types from lipsticks to car tyres, from Masters’ paintings to copy machines, from tractors to laptops.

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Eleanor Kirtley

Dr. Eleanor Kirtley is the Senior Program Manager for Green Marine, North America’s leading environmental certification for the maritime industry. 

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Christian Lim

Christian co-founded Blue Oceans Partners, a financial platform with the mission to mobilize private capital for the restoration of ocean health and SDG14.

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Christopher Mackin

Christopher Mackin is a 3x recognized Forbes Top Next-Gen Wealth Advisor, explorer, philanthropist and connector.

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Justin Manley

Justin Manley is an innovative technologist and executive with experience in startup, public corporation, academic, and public sectors.

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Dave McFadden

Dave McFadden is the Port of Seattle Managing Director, Economic Development Division. He has spent his career building local economies and promoting sustainable economic development.

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Deb Mosca

Dr. Mosca has guided the discovery and development of novel therapeutic agents for human, animal, and agricultural applications in various organizations including biotech, non-profit research institutions, and large Pharma.

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Scott Rohrbach

Currently working on his own venture, Scott Rohrbaugh recently directed the corporate Innovation Lab initiative of the Federal Signal Corporation, tasked with increasing both the rate and the ambition of the company’s new products.

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Eric Siegel

Eric is Executive in Residence at the Ocean Startup Project, CDL Oceans, and OFI OGEN. He has broad experience in many aspects of oceanographic and subsea technology, measurements, and science.

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Roger Strevens

Roger is VP, Global Sustainability at Wallenius Wilhelmsen, where he is responsible for developing and overseeing the global shipping company’s sustainability strategy and initiatives.

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Anshul Tuteja

Anshul is the Associate Vice President with Royal Caribbean Group heading the Global Fleet Optimization, that entails Energy & Asset Management, for all the brands under Royal Umbrella.

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Adrian Weiler

After working with Daimler in Germany and Hills Industries in Australia, Adrian in 1986 became CEO of INFORM, a German software firm specializing in Digital Decision Making.

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Yangxuan Pek

Pek is currently a project manager with Amane Advisors, a premier global consultancy and advisory firm focused on the water industry and based in Philadelphia.

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Patricia Young

Patricia Young is a skilled strategist who demonstrates leadership capabilities, excellence in the field of international business, innovation, and has proven expertise in scaling tech firms internationally. Moreover, I have a Masters in International Business and Marketing with over 10 years of successful international experience in key leadership positions in both multinational corporations and government.

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