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2023 Cleantech Panelist Speaker

Mario Guagnelli

VP for Product Development

8 Rivers


Mario is the VP of Product Development for Calcite at 8 Rivers, an XPRIZE Direct Air Capture award recipient. Prior to joining 8 Rivers, Mario worked for LafargeHolcim and IMERYS developing and managing large industrial mineral operations in North and South America. Mario also has previous experience in Data Analytics Technology at MicroStrategy and has led entrepreneurial ventures. Mario has a Mechanical Engineering and Administration degree from Tec de Monterrey, Mexico. He received an executive education diploma at INSEAD Business School in France and an Executive MBA degree from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.