Charles Steinback, Global Operations Director
For more than a decade, Charles Steinback has pushed the frontier for ocean planning. He helps community fisheries to shift the power dynamics of industrialized fishing monopolies, influencing the designation of Marine Protected Areas (MPA), and safeguarding inshore fisheries through the use of mobile technology. His leadership has contributed to the development of advance technology platforms as they unite, inform, and inspire decision-makers on a wide variety of coastal issues through the use of data and maps. Previously, he was co-founder and managing director of Point 97, where he led the organization's transition to a tech company with a mission of delivering technology solutions that drive marine resource dependent communities towards food and economic security.