Benjamin Sparrow

Benjamin Sparrow

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Saltworks Technologies

Benjamin Sparrow is the CEO and co-founder of Saltworks Technologies – an industrial desalination and water treatment innovator. Saltworks invents and builds machines that treat challenging waters in broad industries including mining, aerospace, oil & gas, landfills, and microelectronics. Saltworks is entering a new frontier, building lithium extraction plants and novel sensors that improve industrial efficiency. With over forty patents Ben has successfully led new water technologies from concept to full scale production and implementation, while building partnerships and securing investment from global Fortune 500 companies.

Ben is Professional Engineer with an MBA. He was honoured with the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee medal for his contribution to Canadian clean tech and identified as one of Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40. His greatest honour is the working with a world class team and customers to deliver ground-breaking solutions to big problems.



Sessions with this Speaker

Panel: Beyond the Hustle: Unlocking Your Project’s Potential + Government Networking

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Andrew Noseworthy Assistant Deputy Minister, Clean Technology and Senior Advisor to the President of ACOA (Energy and Special Initiatives)
Tomica Divic Vice President of Operations, Innovate BC
Benjamin Sparrow Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Saltworks Technologies
Frank Des Rosiers Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Natural Resources Canada
Leah Lawrence President and Chief Executive Officer, Sustainable Development Technology Canada