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Sean O'Hanlon
Works at Bioneer: Internationally recognized speaker and consultant on Biomass to Biogas, Bioenergy, and Biofuels.
Lives in Miami, FL
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Biology Is Technology #Biochat 
Hidden under your feet is an information superhighway that allows plants to communicate and help each other out. It’s made of fungus
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Investing in Sustainability is Good for Business!
Watch the video. #Cleantech 
Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
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Investing in Sustainability is Good for Business!
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Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
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Burlington Vermont Becomes First U.S. City to Produce More Electricity Than It Uses — With 100% #Renewable Energies 
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This is a warning for all major metropolitan areas. Available clean #Water is going to be a growing issue. Either start addressing it now or the financial consequences will be more than the people (your tax base) can/will tolerate.
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'America's Shrinking Farms' Is The Sustainable Food Film Everyone Should Watch #Agchat #Cleantech #Foodchat
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Investing in Sustainability is Good for Business!
Watch the video. #Cleantech 
Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
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Investing in Sustainability is Good for Business!
Watch the video. #Cleantech 
Sustainability is pretty clearly one of the world's most important goals; but what groups can really make environmental progress in leaps and bounds? Chris McKnett makes the case that it's large institutional investors. He shows how strong financial data isn't enough, and reveals why investors need to look at a company's environmental, social and governance structures, too.
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With places such as California and São Paulo, Brazil experiencing record droughts it's time to take a closer look at our drinking water supply and wastewater discharge policies. #WorldWaterDay #WaterIsLife 
Population growth and climate change will increase global water demand, leaving short supply if usage does not change
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However, technologies such as this could be a big help towards addressing this issue. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VOQbVD7F1f4
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Clean energy has an unexpected ally: the USDA
#Agchat #Cleantech 
A new federal program is helping make clean energy its own cash crop.
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Ah... The wonders of nature.
MIT finding could one day lead to new approaches for manufacturing biofuels.
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I turn the problems of Carbon Capture (CO2) and Wastewater Treatment into prosperity with advanced Algae technologies.
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Agriculture, Aquaculture, Bioremediation, Environmental Engineering, Food Safety, Water Quality
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  • Bioneer: Internationally recognized speaker and consultant on Biomass to Biogas, Bioenergy, and Biofuels.
    Thought Leader, 2008 - present
    Sean O'Hanlon has been called a "Bioneer" and described as "One of the most influential voices in BioEnergy". He first became interested in agricultural, environmental, health, economic, and energy issues while traveling internationally during the late 1990's and began investigating the potential benefits of alternative fuels. Over the years Mr. O'Hanlon has earned the respect of colleagues in every facet of Energy, Agriculture, Algae, Cleantech, and Biotech from Seattle to São Paulo & Masdar to Montreal; briefed U.S. Congressmen, Senators, Governors, as well as Agriculture and Energy Officials in foreign countries; co-created and developed the Certified Biofuels Educator (CBE) program, served on the Center for Hemispheric Policy Energy Security task force; chaired round table discussions and entire international conferences. He receives between 15-25 invitations per week to speak at a variety of business, educational, and governmental venues. He regularly gives interviews to the media and has been quoted in the American City Business Journals, Des Moines Register, Forbes, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, New York Times, NPR News, San Francisco Chronicle, Science Magazine, the scientific journal Nature, and by Repower America. He is currently consulting on integrating Algae technologies into Agriculture (CAFO's), Anaerobic Digestion systems, Aquaculture, Breweries, Distilleries, Ethanol plants & Sugar mills, Landfills, Paper & Pulp mills, and Wastewater Treatment plants.
  • DARPA
    Biological Systems Engineer, 2012 - 2014
    Recruited by TED Fellow Dr. Rachel Armstrong, The mission is to realize interstellar flight before the year 2100. We will accomplish this objective by researching and developing the science and the technologies that will make interstellar flight a reality, igniting the public’s interest, and engaging with all those prepared to invest in interstellar exploration. I am responsible for designing and integrating an Aquaculture (Algae-based) system that will be used for capturing and recycling the CO2 & Wastewater from the crew. That Algae will be used for producing oxygen, clean water, fertilizer for edible plants, and ultimately food aboard the ship.
  • Cleantech Open
    Director, 2013 - 2014
    The mission of Cleantech Open Miami is to find, fund, and foster entrepreneurs from all across Florida, the Caribbean, and Latin America with big ideas that address today’s most urgent Energy, Economic, and Environmental challenges. (Including Agriculture, Water, and Waste) Since its founding in 2006, CTO has established itself as the leading force for accelerating clean technology entrepreneurs. Of the nearly 600 companies we have worked with, 80% remain viable today and they have gone on to raise external capital exceeding $660 million. By developing a network of more than 1,500 professional volunteers who are willing to lend time and expertise to entrepreneurs who may otherwise not be able to get their ideas off the ground, we are facilitating the growth of the Cleantech Industry and all the positive impact that will come from such technologies. We recruit and match leaders to mentor cleantech startups with growth opportunities in: • Renewable Energies • Energy Storage & Distribution • Energy Efficiency • Renewable Chemicals & Biobased Materials • Information Technologies • Green Building • Transportation • Agriculture, Water & Waste With seven active regions across the US these connections are truly global. A startup based in Miami can receive mentoring from an expert in Houston, license its technology to a strategic partner in California, and receive venture capital from New York. The Cleantech Open provides a platform for that kind of interaction and visibility. My team and I have taken Cleantech Open from having zero presence in Florida to statewide recognition in less than 6 months.
  • The American Biofuels Council
    President and CEO, 2007 - 2013
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Leading Bioneer Working at the Nexus of Energy, Food, and Water for Sustainable Smart Cities
Introduction
Sean O'Hanlon has been called a "Bioneer" and described as "One of the most influential voices in BioEnergy". He first became interested in agricultural, environmental, health, economic, and energy issues while traveling internationally during the late 1990's and began investigating the potential benefits of alternative fuels. It didn't take long for him to zero in on Algae as the best source.

Over the years Mr. O'Hanlon has earned the respect of colleagues in every facet of Energy, Agriculture, Algae, Biotech, and Cleantech from San Francisco to São Paulo & Masdar to Montreal; briefed U.S. Congressmen, Senators, Governors, as well as Agriculture and Energy Officials in foreign countries; co-created and developed the Certified Biofuels Educator (CBE) program, served on the Center for Hemispheric Policy's Energy Security Task Force; chaired round table discussions and entire international conferences. He receives between 15-25 invitations per week to speak at a variety of business, educational, and governmental venues about Algae technologies and applications.

He regularly gives interviews to the media and has been quoted in the American City Business Journals, Des Moines Register, Forbes, Houston Chronicle, Miami Herald, New York Times, NPR News, San Francisco Chronicle, Science Magazine, and even the scientific journal Nature.

He is currently consulting on integrating advanced Algae technologies into Agriculture (CAFO's and Dairy Farms), Anaerobic Digestion systems, Aquaculture, Breweries, Distilleries, Ethanol plants & Sugar mills, Hydroponic systems, Landfills, Paper & Pulp mills, and Wastewater Treatment plants. The resulting Algae biomass can be fractionalized into Oils, Proteins, and Carbohydrates which contain high value bioactive compounds useful for functional foods and animal feeds.
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"One of the most influential people in Algae and BioEnergy"
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Miami, FL
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Atlanta, GA - Frankfurt, Germany - Denver, CO - New York, New York
This is an awesome super-Publix as I think they carry just about anything you could want or need for cooking and eating. It's usually busy but the checkout process is quick.
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I really hate to say this but sitting outside underneath the hanging gardens and enjoying the view is better than the collection of art they have inside. For a city that hosts Art Basel every December you would think we would have a world-class art collection. Great location and cool building but it needs work.
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Do you like Puerto Rican food? Then you'll love this place. Never had it? You're in for pleasant surprise. Good food, good service, nice atmosphere inside and out.
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This is the correct address/location for the SSA of Dade and Broward counties. It's a brand new building so you shouldn't miss it.
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I've been eating here for years. Why? The food is always made with freshly prepared ingredients and the service is surprisingly fast considering how busy they get. On top of that I have never had a bad experience here.
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This ain't Starbucks! (Thank God.) It's really good coffee and they take their time so be prepared to wait in line a few extra minutes.
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I went to Seacamp in 1976 and I still think about all that I learned back then. The whole experience was so wonderful that it gave me a love of Marine Biology and ultimately set me on the path to my career in Phycology (The study of #Algae). It would be really great if they held some sort of reunion once a year so we could all share our stories and encourage others.
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